Vasily Kudinov

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Vasily Kudinov
Personal information
Born (1969-02-17)17 February 1969
Ilyinka, Astrakhan Oblast, Soviet Union
Died 11 February 2017(2017-02-11) (aged 47)
Astrakhan, Russia
Nationality Russian
National team
Years Team

Vasily Kudinov (17 February 1969 – 11 February 2017)[1] was a Russian handball player, born in Ilyinka, Astrakhan Oblast, Russian SFSR.

He participated in three Olympics, winning two gold medals and one bronze medal.

At the 1992 Summer Olympics he won a gold medal with the Unified Team at the Olympics.

He played for the Russia men's national handball team at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, where Russia won the gold medal.[2]

Kudinov died on 11 February 2017, six days prior to his 48th birthday, in Astrakhan.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b "Скорбим… (We mourn...)" (in Russian). Zarya Kaspiya Handball Club. Retrieved 11 February 2017.
  2. ^ "Profile: Vasily Kudinov". Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 January 2009.
  3. ^ "Двукратный олимпийский чемпион по гандболу Кудинов скончался на 48-м году жизни (Two times Olympic champion died shortly before his 48th birthday)". (in Russian). TASS. 11 February 2017. Retrieved 12 February 2017.

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