Nikolai Pankin

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Nikolai Pankin
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Personal information
Born(1949-01-02)2 January 1949
Moscow, Soviet Union
Died13 October 2018(2018-10-13) (aged 69)
Murom, Russia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight74 kg (163 lb)
ClubLokomotiv Moscow

Nikolai Ivanovich Pankin (Russian: Николай Иванович Панкин; 2 January 1949 – 13 October 2018) was a Russian breaststroke swimmer and swimming coach. He competed at the 1968, 1972 and 1976 Summer Olympics in the 100m and 200m breaststroke and 4 × 100 m medley relay.

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In 1968 he won a bronze medal in the 100 m. Pankin was less successful in 1972 and 1976, and finished close to the podium in the medley relay. He was born in Moscow.

Death[change | change source]

Pankin died on 13 October 2018 in Murom, Russia at the age of 69.[1]

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