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Iurii Mikhailovich Poiarkov

athlete

Iurii Poiarkov, USSR Athlete.

Background

Poiarkov, Iurii was born on February 10, 1937 in Khar’kov.

Education

Graduated from the Khar’kov Pedagogical Institute, 1963.

Career

With the Khar’kov Burevestnik. Honoured Master of Sports (volleyball), 1968. World champion, 1960 and 1962.

Olympic champion, 1964 and 1968. USSR champion, 1967. European champion, 1967 and 1971.