Valeriy Borzov

Valeriy Borzovvaleriy borzov


Valeriy Pylypovych Borzov is a Ukrainian former sprint athlete. He competed for the Soviet Union. He is a three-time Olympian and a former president of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine. He was the Minister for Youth and Sports of Ukraine. Valeriy Borzov won the 100m, 200m double sprinter at the 1972 Olympics in Munich, the first to do so. He also won European titles three times at 100(1969,1971 and 1974) and at 200m in 1971 and he was the holder of 13 USSR titles. he was a member of the Ukrainian parliament From 1998 to 2006.

Medal record

Representing the  Soviet Union

Olympic Games

Gold      1972 Munich      100 m
Gold      1972 Munich      200 m
Silver     1972 Munich      4×100 m relay
Bronze  1976 Montreal   100 m
Bronze  1976 Montreal   4×100 m relay

European Championships

Gold      1969 Athens       100 m
Gold      1971 Helsinki      100 m
Gold      1971 Helsinki      200 m
Gold      1974 Rome          100 m
Silver     1969 Athens       4×100 m relay

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