Vladimir Voronkov

Vladimir Petrovich Voronkov (Russian: Владимир Петрович Воронков; 20 March 1944 – 25 September 2018)[1] was a Russian cross-country skier who competed in the late 1960s and early 1970s, training at the Armed Forces sports society in Moscow. He won the 4 x 10 km gold at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo for the USSR. Voronkov also finished 4th in the 30 km event at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble

Vladimir Voronkov
Medal record
Men's cross-country skiing
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Sapporo 4 x 10 km
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1970 Vysoké Tatry 4 x 10 km

He also won a gold medal at the 1970 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in the 4 x 10 km relay.


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