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Nikolai Aleksandrovich Panin-Kolomenkin

Sportsman

Nikolai Panin-Kolomenkin, USSR Sportsman. Real name: Kolomenkin.

Background

Panin-Kolomenkin, Nikolai was born on January 8, 1872 in the village of Khrenovoe, now Bobrovskii district, in the Voronezh Oblast’.

Career

Only Russian gold medallist at the 1908 Olympic Games. 1st prize at the World Championship,1903, and European Championship,1904, 1908, in figure skating. Repeatedly Russian champion in pistolshooting, 1906-1917.

Taught figureskating in Leningrad from the 1930s. Taught at the Leningrad Institute of Physical Culture.