Bronze medalist of the 1964 Olympics, multiple champion of the USSR in cross-country skiing Ivan Utrobin died at the age of 86.

this is the official website of the Federation of ski races of Russia. It is reported that the death occurred on June 25, her reasons are not reported.

“Yesterday, June 25, on 87-m to year of life died honored master of sports of the USSR on ski racing … Ivan Stepanovich Utrobin. The man the entire ski world for a huge training volumes respectfully called a great worker, which your own hands have created a ski community in the suburban Krasnogorsk”, – reads the statement of the FLGR.

Ivan Utrobin at the Olympics in 1964 in the Soviet national team won the bronze medal in the relay race. Two years earlier at the world Championships in Lahti he also was third in the relay race.