Igor Luzhkovsky

Igor Georgiyevich Luzhkovsky (Russian: Игорь Георгиевич Лужковский; 18 March 1938 – 14 September 2000)[1] was a Russian swimmer who won a gold medal in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay at the 1958 European Aquatics Championships. He also competed at the 1960 Summer Olympics and finished fifth in the 4 × 100 m medley and eights in the 4 × 200 m freestyle relay.[2] In 1959 he won two gold medals at the Summer Universiade and a national title in the 100 m freestyle, setting a new national record. Between 1958 and 1960 he also set three European records.[3][4]

Igor Luzhkovsky
Personal information
Born18 March 1938
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died14 September 2000 (aged 62)
Height1.74 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight72 kg (159 lb)
ClubBurevestnik Leningrad

He graduated from the Lesgaft University of Physical Education in Saint Petersburg[5] and married Marina Shamal, who also competed in swimming at the 1960 Olympics.[2] He was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Army.[1]


  1. Лужковский. Санкт-Петербургские Ведомости No 171(2321), 14 September 2000
  2. Igor Luzhkovsky Archived 2012-11-13 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com
  3. Лужковский Игорь. ussr-swimming.ru
  4. СИЛЬНЕЙШИЕ СОВЕТСКИЕ ПЛОВЦЫ. swimmingmasters.narod.ru
  5. Реестр выпускников Университета имени П. Ф. Лесгафта. graduates.lesgaft.spb.ru

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