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Petr Grigor’evich Bolotnikov

athlete

Petr Bolotnikov, USSR Athlete.

Background

Bolotnikov, Petr was born on March 8, 1930 in the village of Zinovkino, Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic.

Education

Graduated from the Moscow Institute of Physical Culture, 1967.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (athletics), 1959. With Moscow Spartak. Member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union,1962. Olympic champion (1960, 10,000 metres race).

European champion, 1962. USSR champion, 1957-1962, 1964. World champion, 1960-1963.