Ivan Kalita (equestrian)

Ivan Aleksandrovich Kalita (Russian: Иван Александрович Калита; 14 January 1927 – 29 March 1996) was a Soviet equestrian and Olympic champion. He won a gold medal in team dressage at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.[1] Kalita was the oldest Olympic participant from USSR (49 years and 197 days during 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal).

Ivan Kalita
Medal record
Equestrian
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich Team dressage
Silver medal – second place 1968 Mexico City Team dressage
Bronze medal – third place 1964 Tokyo Team dressage
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Aachen Team dressage
Silver medal – second place 1974 Copenhagen Team dressage
European Championships
Silver medal – second place 1971 Wolfsburg Team dressage
Silver medal – second place 1973 Aachen Team dressage
Silver medal – second place 1975 Kiev Team dressage
Bronze medal – third place 1965 Copenhagen Team dressage
Bronze medal – third place 1969 Wolfsburg Team dressage
Bronze medal – third place 1973 Aachen Individual dressage

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ivan Kalita". SR/Olympic Sports. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 31 December 2008. Retrieved 28 December 2008.