the Honored trainer of the USSR on track and field athletics Gennady Solodov died at 86 years old. It is reported TASS with reference to the press service of the all-Russian athletics Federation (vfla).

“His untimely departure is an irreparable loss to the national athletics,” said of the club.

Gennady Solodov — Soviet track and field athlete specialising in race walking. The participant of two Olympic games (1960 and 1964) and the master of sports of international class.

the Most famous athlete among the students is married Eugene Onkar — bronze medalist of the world championship and silver medalist of the European championship indoors. Also coached Alexander Solodov Argentina — champion of Russia in 2014 in the walk 50 kilometers.