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Arkadii Nikitich Vorob’ev

Arkadii Vorob’ev, USSR Athlete, professor, sports official.

Background

  • Vorob’ev, Arkadii was born on October 3, 1924.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Sverdlovsk Medical Institute, 1957.

    Career

    • Born in the village of Mordovo, Tambov Oblast’. Honoured Master of Sports (heavy-weight wrestling), 1952. Honoured Coach of the USSR from 1964.

      Professor, 1972. Rector at the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture from 1977. Many times world, European and USSR champion, 1950-1961. Olympic champion, 1956 (462.5kg).

      Bronze medal, 1952.
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    Born October 3, 1924
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