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Vladimir Repyev

Full name: Vladimir Georgiyevich Repyev
Original name: Владимир Георгиевич Репьев
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (193 cm)
Weight: 203 lbs (92 kg)
Born: July 11, 1956 in Rostov-na-Donu, Rostov, Russia
Died: January 4, 2009 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: SKIF Krasnodar, Krasnodar (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Handball

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Vladimir Repyev started playing handball when he was 15-years-old. At the club level, Repyev played with Krasnodar Urozhay and Krasnodar Universitet. He was selected to the Soviet national team after winning silver at the 1977 World Junior Championships. He was capped 30 times with the Soviet national team between 1977 and 1981, winning silver at the 1980 Olympics and 1979 World Cup. Repyev retired from sports in 1982 and concentrated on his studies at the Krasnodar Polytechnic Institute (now Kuban State Technological University), but made a brief comeback in 1990, after defending his doctoral degree in electrical engineering, to win his only medal, a bronze, at the Soviet championships with SKIF Krasnodar. After finishing his studies, Repyev worked for a long time as an engineer with Kubanenergo, the largest power grid company of the Krasnodar region. In the 2000s, Repyev also worked as a handball commentator with TV channels Eurosport and RTR-Sport.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Handball Men's Handball Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Handball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result G W S E DQ
1980 Summer 24 Moskva Handball Soviet Union URS Group B Match #5 1 1980-07-22 URS 38, KUW 11 0 0 0 0 0
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