Igor Polyakov

Igor Nikolayevich Polyakov (Russian: Игорь Николаевич Поляков, 15 July 1912 – 16 May 2008) was a Russian rower who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics for the Soviet Union and was the coxswain of the Soviet team that won the silver medal in the eights event.[1] He was also a six-time Soviet champion. After finishing his sporting career, he became a rowing coach and won several awards and received several awards and recognition for his contributions as a coach. He died in Moscow in 2008.[2]

Olympic medal record
Men's rowing
Representing the  Soviet Union
Silver medal – second place 1952 Helsinki Eight


  1. ^ "Igor Polyakov Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Академическая гребля - Горькое известие | 20 May 2008". www.rowingru.com (in Russian). 20 May 2008. Archived from the original on 12 January 2009.