Vasily Borisov

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Vasily Borisov
Vasily Borisov, Hubert Hammerer, Hans Rudolf Spillmann 1960.jpg
Vasily Borisov, Hubert Hammerer and Hans Rudolf Spillmann at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born (1922-12-12) 12 December 1922 (age 96)
Mayaki, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine
Height1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Weight85 kg (187 lb)
Sport
SportRifle shooting
ClubDynamo Moscow

Vasily Fyodorovich Borisov (Russian: Василий Фёдорович Борисов; born 12 December 1922) is a retired Soviet rifle shooter.

He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in five individual events and won a gold, a silver and a bronze medal.[1]

Between 1954 and 1966 Borisov won more than 20 medals at the world championships. At the 1954 World Championships, Borisov and his teammate Anatoli Bogdanov won 13 medals each, cleansweeping most rifle events.

References[change | change source]

  1. Vasily Borisov. sports-reference.com

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