Vyacheslav Vedenin

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Birthday
1, 1941
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
1, 1941 (age 77)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Soviet cross-country skier who won two gold medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics, in the 30 km and 4 x 10 km races.

Before Fame

He competed in his first Olympics in 1968 and won silver in the 50 km event.

Trivia

He won a total of four gold medals between the Olympics and World Championships.

Family Life

His father Alexandr Vedenin was also an athlete that started his son on skiing at a young age.

Associated With

He competed in the 1968 Olympics where skier Jean-Claude Killy won three gold medals.