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Aleksandr Pavlovich KURYNOV

Aleksandr KURYNOV, USSR World and Rome Olympics Welterweight Champion in heavy athletics. World welterweight recordholder; USSR record-holder; Honoured Master of Sport USSR. Gold Medal of Rome Olympics; Order of Red Banner of Labor, 1960; All-Union Communist Youth League Central Committee’s Scroll of Honor; medal of Central Council of USSR Sport Society and Organization.


  • Graduated Kazan Aviation Institute.


  • 1960 competed in European Championship, Milan.
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