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Arkadii Nikitich Vorob’ev

Professor , sports official , athlete

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.