|Born||2 January 1949|
Moscow, Soviet Union
|Died||13 October 2018 (aged 69)|
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||74 kg (163 lb)|
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.
Career[change | change source]
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.
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