Vladimir Osokin

Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin (Russian: Владимир Юрьевич Осокин; born 8 January 1954) is a retired Soviet cyclist. He won a silver and a gold medal in the 4000 m team pursuit at the 1976 and 1980 Summer Olympics, respectively; individually, he finished in fourth and fifth place.[1] Between 1975 and 1981 he won five silver medals in the individual and team pursuit at the world championships.

Vladimir Osokin
Vladimir Osokin 1977.jpg
Vladimir Osokin in 1977
Personal information
Born (1954-01-08) 8 January 1954 (age 66)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)

As a road racer, he finished second in the multistage Peace Race individually and first in the team competition in 1977.[2]

Osokin has a degree in engineering from the Kirov Leningrad Institute of Textile and Light Industry (now St. Petersburg State University of Technology and Design).[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin". www.sports-reference.com. Retrieved 25 August 2012.
  2. ^ "Vladimir Yuryevich Osokin". cycling archives. Retrieved 25 August 2012.