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Vladimir Nikitin

Full name: Vladimir Vasilyevich Nikitin
Original name: Владимир Васильевич Никитин
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (172 cm)
Weight: 150 lbs (68 kg)
Born: July 14, 1959 in Kozino, Udmurtskaya Respublika, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

During his competitive career Vladimir Nikitin competed at two major international tournaments and won a relay medal in both of them. At the 1982 World Championships he won gold and at the 1984 Olympic Games he won silver. His best individual places at those tournaments were eighth in 30 km in 1982 and fifth in 15 km in 1984.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Soviet Union URS 5
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 5 42:31.6 18:25.4 13 30:51.2 9

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Winter 24 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 29:15.8 1-26:38.5 1