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Yury Shlyapin

Full name: Yury Aleksandrovich Shlyapin
Original name: Юрий Александрович Шляпин
Gender: Male
Born: January 11, 1932 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Died: July 8, 2009 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Water Polo

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Yury Shlyapin played for one club, Dynamo Moskva, throughout his sporting career

from 1950 to 1962. With Dynamo Moskva, he won seven Soviet championships (1955,

1957, 1958 and 1960-1962), was second in 1950, 1953 and 1954 and won bronze in 1952. He also won the Open Italian Cup in 1957 with Dynamo Moskva. Shlyapin was

selected to the Soviet national team from 1952 to 1956. He was seventh at 1952

Olympics, won a gold at the 1953 World Student Games (predecessor to

Universiade) and bronze at 1956 Olympics.

After his sporting career, Shlyapin worked as a diving and water polo official in

Soviet Sport Committee. He had a very brief coaching career, being the

head coach of the Dynamo Moskva water polo team from 1977 to 1978, winning silver

at the 1978 Soviet Championships and being runner-up at the 1977 Soviet Cup. From

1980 to 1982, Shlyapin was an aquatics official on the Moscow Sport Committee and

from 1982 to 1987 worked as an official with Spartak Moskva. In 1987 he was

selected to be a first president of the Spartak Moskva football club, a post which he held until his retirement in 1993.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Men's Water Polo Soviet Union URS 7
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Men's Water Polo Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Water Polo

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group B Match #3 1T 1952-07-30 YUG 3, URS 3
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group B Match #4 2 1952-07-30 NED 4, URS 2 0
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group B Match #2 2 1952-07-27 HUN 5, URS 3
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group B Match #5 1 1952-07-28 URS 3, EGY 2
1952 Summer 20 Helsinki Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group B Match #6 1 1952-07-29 URS 6, GER 2
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #1 1 1956-12-01 URS 3, ITA 2 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #7 1 1956-12-05 URS 3, USA 1 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #9 2 1956-12-06 HUN 4, URS 0 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Final Round Match #11 1 1956-12-07 URS 6, GER 4 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group A Match #2 2 1956-11-28 YUG 3, URS 2 0
1956 Summer 24 Melbourne Water Polo Soviet Union URS Group A Match #3 1 1956-11-29 URS 4, ROU 3 0
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