Nikolay Zimyatov

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Birthday
28, 1955
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
28, 1955 (age 63)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian cross-country skier and four-time Olympic gold medalist, making him one of the most successful Russian competitors in the sport.

Before Fame

He won his first International Competition medal in the 1978 World Championships, taking the silver.

Trivia

He won three gold medals at the 1980 Olympics in the 30 km, 50 km, and 4 x 10 km relay events.

Family Life

He married Lyubov Zimyatov in 1988.

Associated With

He first competed in the 1980 Olympics where speed skater Eric Heiden won five gold medals.