- Viktor Bryzgin
Viktor Arkadyevich Bryzgin ( _ru. Виктор Аркадьевич Брызгин) (born
August 22, 1962in Voroshilovgrad Great Russian Encyclopedia(2006), Moscow: Bol'shaya Rossiyskaya Enciklopediya Publisher, vol. 4, p. 692] ) is a former Soviet athlete, winner of gold medal in 4x100 m relay at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Viktor Bryzgin trained at Dynamo in
Voroshilovgrad. He made his debut in the international championships at the first World Championships, where he reached to the quarterfinal of 100 m and won a bronze as a member of Soviet 4x100 m relay team. At the 1986 European Championships, Bryzgin was last in the final of 100 m, but won the gold in 4x100 m.
At the 1987 World Championships, Bryzgin finished fifth in 100 m and was second in 4x100 m relay. At the
SeoulOlympics, Bryzgin ran the opening leg in the Soviet 4x100 m relay team, which, in absence of United Stateswon the gold medal. In 1988 he was awarded the title Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR. Bryzgin made his last appearance in the international athletics scene at the 1991 World Championships, where he finished seventh with the Soviet 4x100 m relay team.
Olga Bryzginawas also a notable athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1988 Olympics.
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.