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Vladimir Orlov

Full name: Vladimir Aleksandrovich Orlov
Original name: Владимир Александрович Орлов
Gender: Male
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: December 2, 1938 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Speed Skating

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Vladimir Orlov was a sprinter who rarely skated distances other than 500 m, so he never competed at the World or European All-around Championships. Throughout his entire career Orlov was under the shadow of the great Soviet sprinter Yevgeny Grishin. Orlov made his only international appearance at the 1964 Winter Olympics, where he shared a silver medal in the 500 m with Grishin and Alv Gjestvang. Domestically, Orlov never won a Soviet title, but was runner-up in 1966 and third in 1962 (both in the 500).

Personal Bests: 500 – 39.9 (1964); 1500 – 2:08.7 (1964); 5000 – 8:06.0 (1963); 10000 – 17:05.0 (1966).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Winter 25 Innsbruck Speed Skating Men's 500 metres Soviet Union URS 2T Silver

Men's 500 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1964 Winter 25 Innsbruck Speed Skating Soviet Union Final Standings 2T 40.6