Viktor Bykov

Viktor Nikolayevich Bykov (Russian: Виктор Николаевич Быков; born 19 February 1945) is a retired Soviet cyclist from Ukraine. He competed at the 1968 and 1972 Summer Olympics in the 4 km team pursuit and finished in fourth and fifth place, respectively.[1] He was part of the Soviet teams that won the team pursuit at the 1967 and 1969 UCI Track Cycling World Championships.[2][3][4] Between 1965 and 1971 he won six national titles in the 4 km individual and team pursuit.[5]

Viktor Bykov
Stanislav Moskvin, Dzintars Latsis, Mikhail Kolyushev, Viktor Bykov 1967.jpg
Stanislav Moskvin, Mikhail Kolyushev, Dzintars Latsis and Viktor Bykov at the 1967 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1945-02-19) 19 February 1945 (age 77)
Simferopol, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
Sport
SportCycling
ClubDynamo Minsk
Medal record
Representing the  Soviet Union
World Track Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Frankfurt Team pursuit
Gold medal – first place 1967 Amsterdam Team pursuit
Gold medal – first place 1969 Antwerpen Team pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Leicester Team pursuit
Bronze medal – third place 1970 Leicester Individual pursuit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Viktor Bykov. sports-reference.com
  2. ^ Viktor Bykov. cyclingarchives.com
  3. ^ Track Cycling World Championships 2012 to 1893. bikecult.com
  4. ^ Динамо. Энциклопедия. ОЛМА Медиа Групп. 2003. p. 66. ISBN 978-5-224-04399-6.
  5. ^ БЫКОВ Виктор Николаевич (СССР). sportbiography.ru