Volodymyr Holubnychy

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Volodymyr Stepanovych Holubnychy (Ukrainian: Володимир Степанович Голубничий; 2 June 1936 – 16 August 2021) was a Soviet and Ukrainian race walker. He won four Olympic medals: two gold (1960, 1968), one silver (1972) and one bronze (1964).[1][2] He was born in Sumy, Ukrainian SSR.

Holubnychy died on 16 August 2021, aged 85.[3]

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  1. Vladimir Golubnichy. Encyclopædia Britannica
  2. Boris Khavin (1979). All about Olympic Games (in Russian) (2nd ed.). Moscow: Fizkultura i sport. p. 386.
  3. В Сумах умер легенда мирового спорта Владимир Голубничий (in Russian)