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Vladimir Barnashov

Full name: Vladimir Mikhaylovich Barnashov
Original name: Владимир Михайлович Барнашов
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: February 26, 1951 in Ryazany, Omsk, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Omsk, Omsk (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

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Vladimir Barnashov made his international début at the 1978 World Championships, where he was 14th in both the 10 km and 20 km. At the 1979 World Championships Barnashov won a bronze in the relay. He would win two more relay bronzes at the World Championships in 1981-82, and those three bronzes would be his only World Championship medals. The high point of Barnashov’s career came in 1980, when he won a gold in the relay and was seventh at 20 km at the Olympic Winter Games. He also won bronze at the 1979 World Cup. Domestically Barnashov was Soviet champion in the relay in 1980, in the 25 km military patrol event in 1981, and in the 10 km and relay in 1982. After his sporting career, Barnashov worked as a coach of Soviet national biathlon team from 1984-92, while from 1992-98 he was the head coach of Croatian national biathlon team, and later coached the Russian national biathlon team.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Soviet Union URS 7
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Soviet Union Final Standings 7 1-11:49.49 4 1-07:49.49 6 2 18:27.36 24 0 34:15.25 7 2 48:45.55 14 0 1-04:45.70 7

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1980 Winter 28 Lake Placid Biathlon Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 23:48.36 0 3 0 0 0 3 1-10:13.67 1
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