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Nikolay Kolesnikov

Full name: Nikolay Vasilyevich Kolesnikov
Original name: Николай Васильевич Колесников
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: September 8, 1953 in Kargaly, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Affiliations: Burevestnik Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Besides his Olympic bronze, Nikolay Kolesnikov won bronze in the 4x100 relay at the 1978 European Championships and was the 1978 European Indoor Champion in the 60 metres. He was with the Soviet 4x100 relay teams that won gold at the 1975 and 1977 Universiade. At the Soviet Championships, Kolesnikov won the 100 in 1979 and the 4x100 relay in 1980, also winning 200 silver in 1977 and 100 bronze in 1975. Kolesnikov graduated from the Lesgaft Institute of Physical Culture (now Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health in St. Petersburg) with a pedagogy degree and after receiving the candidate of pedagogy degree in 1985, Kolesnikov worked as a lecturer in the track & field department of his alma mater.

Personal Bests\: 100 – 10.0 (1980); 200 – 20.96 (1977).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 200 metres Soviet Union URS 7 h1 r3/4
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat One 7 21.25 1
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Two 4 QU 21.08 3
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Four 4 QU 21.33 3

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 3 38.78 7
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 39.36 2
1976 Summer 22 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Two 3 QU 39.98 3
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