Viktor SHAMBURKIN, USSR Sportsman. 1960 Rome Olympics Champion and World Recordholder in small-bore rifle shooting (3 pos.); 1958 USSR Champion in free rifle and small-bore rifle shooting (3 pos.); Honoured Master of Sport of USSR. Gold Medal of Rome Olympics, 1960; Order of Red Banner of Labor, All-Union Communist Youth League Central Committee’s Scroll of Honor, 1960.
Shamburkin, Viktor was born on October 12, 1931 in Leningrad.
Graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Physical Culture, 1965.
Member, Voluntary Society for Cooperation with the Army, Air Force and Navy, Leningrad. Specialist in 3 pos. Small-bore shootingprone, kneeling and standing (free). Honoured Master of Sports (shooting), 1960. With Moscow DOSAAF. USSR champion, 1957-1971. World record-holder, 1958-1962.