|Intro||Soviet athlete and scientist|
|A.K.A.||Nikolaj Georgijevitsj Ozolin|
|Was||Sports scientist Sports coach Track and field coach Athlete Ski jumper|
|Birth||20 October 1906, Komarowo, Poland|
|Death||25 June 2000 (aged 93 years)|
|Politics||Communist Party of the Soviet Union|
Nikolay Georgiyevich Ozolin (Russian: Николай Георгиевич Озолин, 2 November 1906 – 25 June 2000) was a Russian pole vaulter who won a silver medal at the 1946 European Championships. He retired in 1950 and later had a long career as an athletics coach. Between 1954 and 1962 he headed the Russian research institute of sport and physical education. In 1970 he defended a habilitation in pedagogy and later supervised 7 habilitation and more than 50 PhD theses in sport-related topics. His trainees included Leonid Shcherbakov.