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Sergey Savelyev

Full name: Sergey Petrovich Savelyev
Original name: Сергей Петрович Савельев
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: February 26, 1948 in Raychikhinsk, Amur, Russia
Died: October 29, 2005 in Istrinsky rayon, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: CSKA Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Sergey Savelyev made his international début at the 1976 Olympic Games where he won gold in the 30 km, bronze in the relay and was 21st over 50 km. At the 1978 World Championships he won the 30 km race, was fourth in the relay and 23rd at 50 km. Savelyev made his final international appearance at the 1980 Olympic Games, where he was fifth in the 50 km. Domestically he won eight Soviet titles – in 1977 at 15 km, in 1976 in the 30 km, in 1973, 1976-77 over 50 km, and in 1977-79 in the relay. After his sporting career Savelyev worked from 1981-89 as a head coach of the CSKA Moskva cross-country skiing team and later was a private security guard.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 21
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 31 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 5

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 1 1-30:29.38 31:22.74 4 1-02:13.29 2

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 21 2-46:01.36 46:08.65 6 1-18:29.91 9 2-09:08.32 9
1980 Winter 31 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 5 2-31:15.82 36:04.01 2 51:17.73 4 1-13:57.35 4 2-07:39.74 4

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1976 Winter 27 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 32:19.06 1-40:09.79 6