Vadim Kapranov (26 February 1940 – 4 June 2021) was a Soviet-born Russian basketball player and coach. He competed in the men's tournament at the 1968 Summer Olympics, where he won a bronze medal. Kapranov was born in Moscow. He played for the Soviet Union men's basketball team during the 1960s. He also played for CSKA and Dynamo Moscow.
His playing career lasted from 1958 until 1974. He coached many women's basketball teams until his retirement in 2004.
Kapranov died on 4 June 2021 in Moscow, aged 81.
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- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Vadim Kapranov Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 18 April 2020. Retrieved 6 July 2018.
- Умер советский баскетболист и тренер Вадим Капранов (in Russian)