Vassily Solomin

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Vassily Anatolyevich Solomin (Russian: Василий Анатольевич Соломин) (January 5, 1953 in Perm – December 28, 1997) in Perm (from famous russian family of Solomin) was a boxer, who represented the Soviet Union at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada. There he won the bronze medal in the lightweight division (– 60 kg), after being beaten in the semifinals by Romania's eventual silver medalist Simion Cutov.

Solomin began training under Yuri Podshivalov in 1969 at Trudovye Rezervy in Perm. He won the world title (the first in Russian sport history) at the inaugural 1974 World Championships in Havana, Cuba. From 1975 on he represented the Armed Forces sports society, coached by V.Ageev.

Olympic results

World amateur championships results

1974 (as a lightweight)