Vladimir Leonidovich Patkin (Russian: , born 8 December 1945) is a Russian former volleyball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1972 Summer Olympics and 1976 Summer Olympics. He is Jewish.[1] He is Jewish, and was born in Bobrov, Voronezh, Russia.[1][2]

Volleyball career

He won a gold medal at the 1971 European Athletics Championships.[3]

He a member of the Soviet team which won the bronze medal in the 1972 Olympics.[1][3] He played six matches. He was also a member of the Soviet team that won the silver medal at the 1976 Olympics.[1][3]

He later became the Secretary General of the Russian Volleyball Federation.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d Taylor, P. (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics : with a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medallists. Sussex Academic Press. p. 238. ISBN 9781903900888. Retrieved 2015-05-17. 
  2. ^ "Vladimir Patkin Bio, Stats, and Results | Olympics at Sports-Reference.com". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 2015-05-17. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Patkin, Vladimir : Jews In Sports @ Virtual Museum". jewsinsports.org. Retrieved 2015-05-17. 

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