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Boris Anfianovich SHAKHLIN


Boris SHAKHLIN, USSR Sportsman. 1958 and 1960 Absolute World Gymnastics Champion; 1960 World and Rome Olympics Champion in combined exercises, pommelled horse, long horse and parallel bars; 1958 and 1959 USSR Gymnastics Champion; Honoured Master of Sport of USSR. four Gold, two Silver and one Bronze Medal of Rome Olympics, 1960; Order of Lenin, 1960; All-Union Communist Youth League Central Committee’s Scroll of Honor, 1960.


1961 member, group of Soviet sportsmen visiting United States of America.