Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov (Russian: Оле́г Алексе́евич Протопо́пов; born 16 July 1932) is a former Russian-Swiss pair skater. He was born in Leningrad, Russian SFSR.
Protopopov represented the Soviet Union. With his wife Ludmila Belousova he is a two-time Olympic champion (1964, 1968) and four-time World champion (1965–1968). In 1979 the pair defected to Switzerland and became Swiss citizens in 1995. They continued to skate at ice shows and exhibitions through their seventies.
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- ↑ Oleg Protopopov and Lyudmila Belousova, Encyclopædia Britannica, retrieved 1 September 2011
- ↑ "Oleg Protopopov". ESPN. Retrieved 20 February 2011.
- ↑ "Oleg Protopopov". Sports-reference. 2011-02-19. Archived from the original on 2009-07-03. Retrieved 2018-04-02.
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Media related to Oleg Protopopov at Wikimedia Commons
- Pairs on Ice profile Archived 2010-01-07 at the Wayback Machine