Ants Antson

speed skater

Ants Antson (11 November 1938 – 31 October 2015) was an Estonian speed skater. He competed for the Soviet Union.[1]

Ants Antson
Ants Antson 1966.jpg
Ants Antson in 1966
Personal information
Born(1938-11-11)11 November 1938
Tallinn, Estonia
Died31 October 2015(2015-10-31) (aged 76)
Height1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight84 kg (185 lb)
Sport
SportSpeed skating
ClubKalev Tallinn
Medal record

Antson had his best year in 1964, when he became European Allround Champion on the 1500 m at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, and set a new world record on the 3000 m. For his achievements that year, he received the Oscar Mathisen Award. He retired after the 1968 Winter Olympics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Ants Antson Archived 2009-11-30 at the Wayback Machine. sports-reference.com

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