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 Vyacheslav Ivanovich Lemeshev

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Vyacheslav Ivanovich Lemeshev

  • Birth 3 Apr 1952
  • Death 27 Jan 1996
  • Burial Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia
  • Memorial ID 9045

Olympic Athlete. Born in Moscow, Russia, he was a middleweight amateur boxer who won 103 fights and only loss 8 during his career. At the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, he knocked out four of his five opponents to win the middleweight division Gold Medal. He also won the middleweight European Championships in 1973, 1975 and 1974 USSR Championship. He died at age 43 in Moscow, Russia and is a recipient of the Soviet Union Order of the Badge of Honor.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9045
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Vyacheslav Ivanovich Lemeshev (3 Apr 1952–27 Jan 1996), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9045, citing Vagan'kovskoe Cemetery, Moscow, Moscow Federal City, Russia ; Maintained by Find A Grave .