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Oleg Tyurin

Full name: Oleg Grigoryevich Tyurin
Original name: Олег Григорьевич Тюрин
Gender: Male
Height: 5-11.5 (182 cm)
Weight: 170 lbs (77 kg)
Born: June 29, 1937 in Sinyavino, Leningrad, Russia
Died: March 3, 2010 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Rowing

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)


In addition to his Olympic gold, Oleg Tyurin won the 1964 European Championships, silvers at the 1962 World and 1965 European Championships, and a bronze at the 1963 Europeans, all with his partner [Boris Dubrovsky] in the double sculls. Tyurin was a member of the Trud Leningrad crew that won the Stewards' Challenge Cup at the 1961 and 1962 Henley Royal Regatta. Domestically, Tyruin won four Soviet titles in 1963-65 and 1967, all in double sculls, and the first three with Dubrovsky. After his sporting career, Tyurin worked as a rowing coach in St. Petersburg.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Men's Double Sculls Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's Double Sculls

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit T
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Soviet Union URS Boris Dubrovsky Final Round A Final 7:10.66
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Rowing Soviet Union URS Boris Dubrovsky Round One Heat Two 6:51.03
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