Vasily Borisov

Vasily Fyodorovich Borisov (Russian: Василий Фёдорович Борисов; born 12 December 1922) is a retired Soviet rifle shooter. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in five individual events and won a gold, a silver and a bronze medal.[2] Between 1954 and 1966 Borisov won more than 20 medals at the world championships. At the 1954 World Championships, he and his teammate Anatoli Bogdanov won 13 medals each, cleansweeping most rifle events.

Vasily Borisov
Vasily Borisov 1954.jpg
Borisov at the 1954 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1922-12-12) 12 December 1922 (age 98)
Mayaki, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine[1]
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
SportRifle shooting
ClubDynamo Moscowref name=dynamo/>
Medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1956 Melbourne 300 m 3 positions
Silver medal – second place 1956 Melbourne 50 m 3 positions
Bronze medal – third place 1960 Rome 300 m 3 positions
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 300 m 3 positions team
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 50 m 3 positions team
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 50 m prone ind.
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 50 m kneeling team
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 50 m standing team
Gold medal – first place 1954 Caracas 300 m standing ind.
Gold medal – first place 1958 Moscow 300 m 3 positions team
Gold medal – first place 1958 Moscow 50 m 3 positions team
Gold medal – first place 1958 Moscow 50 m kneeling team
Gold medal – first place 1958 Moscow 50 m standing team
Gold medal – first place 1962 Cairo 300 m standard team
Gold medal – first place 1962 Cairo 50 m 3 positions team
Silver medal – second place 1954 Caracas 300 m 3 positions ind.
Silver medal – second place 1954 Caracas 50 m 3 positions ind.
Silver medal – second place 1954 Caracas 50 m kneeling ind.
Silver medal – second place 1954 Caracas 50 m standing ind.
Silver medal – second place 1954 Caracas 300 m prone ind.
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Caracas 50 m prone team
Bronze medal – third place 1954 Caracas 50 m + 100 m prone team
Bronze medal – third place 1958 Moscow 50 m prone team
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Wiesbaden 50 m prone team

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Grigory Chernevich, ed. (2003). Dynamo. Encyclopedia. OLMA Media Group. p. 247. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6.
  2. ^ Vasily Borisov. sports-reference.com

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