Viktor Mineyev

Viktor Mineyev (19 June 1937 – 22 July 2002) is a former Soviet modern pentathlete and Olympic Champion. He competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where he won a gold medal in the team competition (together with Igor Novikov and Albert Mokeyev), and placed fifth in the individual competition.[1] Is the first sportsman in history of Republic Azerbaijan won a gold Olympic medal (1964 Olympic Games of Tokyo).

Viktor Mineyev
Personal information
Born(1937-06-19)19 June 1937
Died22 July 2002(2002-07-22) (aged 65)
SportModern pentathlon
Medal record
Men's modern pentathlon
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1964 Tokyo Team
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1963 Macolin Team
Silver medal – second place 1966 Melbourne Individual
Silver medal – second place 1966 Melbourne Team


  1. ^ "Profile: Viktor Mineyev". Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 7 March 2009.