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Nikolai Fedorovich Balboshin

athlete

Nikolai Balboshin, USSR Athlete.

Background

Balboshin, Nikolai was born on June 8, 1949 in Potsdam, GDR. Son of an officer in the Soviet army of occupation.

Education

Studied at the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (wrestling), 1973. Olympic champion, 1976 (light-heavy weight). World, European and USSR champion, 1973-1979.