Nikolay Ozolin

Intro Soviet athlete and scientist
A.K.A. Nikolaj Georgijevitsj Ozolin
Was Sports scientist Sports coach Track and field coach Athlete Ski jumper
From Russia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 20 October 1906, Komarowo, Poland
Death 25 June 2000 (aged 93 years)
Star sign Libra
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.

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