Aleksandr Tikhonov

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Tikhonov, Aleksandr Ivanovich


Born Jan. 1, 1947, in the village of Uiiskoe, Cheliabinsk Oblast. Soviet athlete in the biathlon. Honored Master of Sport (1968). Military officer. Member of the CPSU since 1975.

Competing in various biathlon events, Tikhonov was a champion at the Olympics in 1968, 1972, and 1976, world champion seven times between 1969 and 1973, and champion of the USSR seven times between 1969 and 1972. He has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor, the Order of the Red Star, and various medals.

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When we presented the programme to the education minister, Alexander Tikhonov, in March 1998, he was enthusiastic, stating that his ministry would match every dollar that MacArthur and its partner in the project, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, contributed.
Alexander Tikhonov played some great tennis, but crashed out in the quarter-finals, and Owen Lodge had an impressive showing in the Under 9 mini boys' event and made the final, but despite putting up a valiant effort, the tough three-set match proved a bit too much.
In the Under 10 boys Roman Khela, Dan Lloyd, Alexander Tikhonov, Manny Hesmondhalgh and Dominic Vesely all won their first round matches.
Lucy's sister Charlotte Margetson, having beaten three boys in the 10U Aegon Team Tennis event in Leeds - together with Jacob Chadwick, Alexander Tikhonov and Adam Boyle - helped the team to the runner-up spot.
Alexander Tikhonov, Head of Alcatel-Lucent s business in CIS said: This project further strengthens Alcatel-Lucent s cooperation with VimpelCom, and will give the operator in Russia, Kazakhstan and Kyrgystan a significant advantage over the competition by providing them with a strong network foundation upon which they continue to innovate, introducing new services and increasing bandwidth in a cost-effective manner.