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Anatolii Ivanovich Kolesov

sports official , athlete

Anatolii Kolesov, USSR Athlete, sports official.


Kolesov, Anatolii was born on January 18, 1938 in the Karaganda Oblast’, Kazakh SSR.


Graduated from the Kazakh Institute of Physical Culture, 1958.


Honoured Master of Sports, (wrestling) 1963. USSR member of the Presidium of the Olympic Committee from 1969. Deputy chairman of the USSR Sports Committee from 1969.

Honoured Sports Instructor of the USSR, 1972. USSR champion, 1959 and 1964. World champion (wrestling), 1962-1963, and 1965.

Olympic champion, 1964. Chief coach of the USSR international wrestling team.