Georgy Mondzolevski

Georgy Grigorevich Mondzolevski (Russian: Георгий Григорьевич Мондзолевский, born January 26, 1934) is a Soviet former volleyball player who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1964 Summer Olympics and in the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Georgy Mondzolevski
Personal information
Full nameGeorgy Grigoryevich Mondzolevski
NicknameГеоргий Григорьевич Мондзолевский
NationalitySoviet
Born (1934-01-26) January 26, 1934 (age 86)
Orsha, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
National team
 Soviet Union

He is Jewish, and was born in Orsha [1][2] Dr. George Eisen of Nazareth College included Shary on his list of Jewish Olympic Medalists.[3]

He won the Soviet championship with Burevestnik Odessa in 1956 and with CSKA Moskva (1958, 1960–1963, 1965, and 1966). Also with CSKA Moskva, he twice won the European Champions’ League title (1960 and 1962).[2]

He played in all nine matches during the Soviet team's gold medal performances at the 1964 Summer Olympics and 1968 Summer Olympics.

He also won two World Championships with the Soviet team (1960 and 1962) and the European Championships title in 1967.[2]

After his volleyball career, he taught as a professor at the Moscow State Mining University.[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Taylor, Paul (2004). Jews and the Olympic Games: The Clash Between Sport and Politics : with a Complete Review of Jewish Olympic Medallists. Sussex Academic Press. ISBN 9781903900871.
  2. ^ a b c d "Georgy Mondzolevsky Biography and Olympic Results". Sports-reference.com. Archived from the original on 2009-11-09. Retrieved 2011-02-09.
  3. ^ Eisen, George. "Jewish Olympic Medalists", International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2011-02-02.

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