Vladomir Saltykov passes away age 63

Vladimir Saltykov Passes Away Age 64

Vladimir Saltykov died today aged 64. The cause of his death is not yet publicly known.

Vladimir Saltykov was the Vice-President of the Federation of Weightlifting of Russia (FTAR) and also a writer of the Sportivny Press. Bud Charniga, well known for his translations of many Soviet weightlifting texts, described Sportivny Press as Vladimir Saltykov’s brain child. Vladimir was also a successful coach, bringing Juri Mishkovyets through the many Russian classes up to an international master of sport.

Vladimir contributed a great deal to our sport. He will be missed.

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