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Viktor Ivanovich Kosichkin

Viktor KOSICHKIN, USSR 1960 World Olympic Champion at Squaw Valley in 5,000 meter ice-skating. Gold and Silver Medals at 1960 Winter Olympic Games, Squaw Valley; Order of Red Banner of Labor.

Background

  • Kosichkin, Viktor was born on February 25, 1938 in the village of Moshki, Rybnovskii Raion, Riazan’ Oblast’.

  • Education

    • Graduated from the Interior ministry Higher School, 1969.

    Career

    • Honoured Master of Sports (skating), 1960. With Moscow Dynamo. Trained as an intelligence officer. USSR champion. 1960 -65, at various distances.

      Olympic champion, 1960 (5,000 metres). European champion, 1961. World champion. 1962.

      Silver medal, 1960 (10.000 metres).
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