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Aleksandr Pavlovich Kurvnov

athlete

Aleksandr Kurvnov, USSR Athlete.

Background

Kurvnov, Aleksandr was born on July 8, 1934 in Gus’-Khrustalnyi, Vladimir Oblast’.

Education

Graduated from the Kazan’ Aviation Institute, 1963.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (heavy athletics), 1960. With Kazan’ Burevestnik. USSR champion, 1960. Olympic champion, 1960.

European champion, 1960-1963. World champion, 1961-1963. Gold medal winner, XVIIth Olympic Games.

World recorder-holder (light-heavy weight), 1958-1965. Plane designer in the military industry.