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Anatoly Akentyev

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Height  185 cm (6 ft 1 in)
Sport  Cross-country skiing
Weight  80 kg (176 lb)
Club  CSKA Moscow
Anatoly Akentyev
Born  23 December 1939 (age 77) (1939-12-23) Kaluga, Russia

Anatoly Vasilyevich Akentyev (Russian: Анатолий Васильевич Акентьев, born 23 December 1939) is a retired Russian cross-country skier who won the 15 km race at the 1967 Holmenkollen Ski Festival. He competed at the 1968 Winter Olympics in the 15, 30, 50 and 4 × 10 km events and finished 10th–20th individually and fourth in the relay.

After retiring from competitions Akentyev became a prominent skiing administrator. He was vice president of the International Ski Federation (FIS) since 1979 and its honorary vice president since 2006. Nationally he headed the Soviet and Russian cross-country skiing teams for 15 years and served as president of the Russian Ski Union from 1996 to 2004.


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