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On 84-m to year of life has died the honoured trainer of the USSR on judo, Boris Mishchenko, reports the Agency “Moscow”.
“January 30, 2020, the deserved trainer of the USSR on judo, the legendary athlete Boris Mischenko. The death of Mishchenko – a heavy loss, but the bright memory of him will forever remain in the hearts of relatives and friends of the people”, – noted in a press-service of Federation of judo of Russia.
in addition, they spoke about the high achievements of the athlete and outstanding coach. So, three times he became the winner of European Championships in judo and twice champion of the USSR on Sambo. Showed good results as a coach of the Olympic team of the country in judo at the Games in Moscow in 1980. Brought talented athletes CSKA in judo.
Representatives of the press service also specified, information about the time and place of farewell will be informed later.
Boris Mishchenko was born on 21 June 1936. Built an outstanding career as a wrestler and judoka, had the title of master of sports of the USSR of the international class on judo and the deserved trainer of the USSR.
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