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In Moscow the well-known fencer Mark Midler

In Moscow on 81 has died - the m to year of life has died the well-known Soviet fencer Mark Midler. As the Federation of fencing of Russia informs, the sportsman has died after long illness. To the Soviet and Russian fans of sports of M.Midler it is known as the Olympic champion, the repeated world champion, Europe and the USSR and the trainer of national teams of Soviet Union and Russia on a rapier.
Mark Petrovich Midler was born on September, 24th 1931. In Moscow. In 1953. Has graduated from the institute physical cultures (GTSOLIFK). As a part of a national team of the USSR of M.Midler was 17 years, with 1951. On 1967., having passed together with it a way from debutants to unconditional leaders of world fencing. In 1958. To it the rank " has been appropriated; the Deserved master of sports of the USSR .
M.Midler was the participant of four Olympic Games - 1952, 1956, 1960 and 1964. In 1960 and 1964. It rose on the higher step of the Olympic podium as a part of a national team on a rapier. Also was the world champion 1959, 1961 - 1963, 1965 and 1966. In command competitions. In the World championship 1957. M.Midler has won a silver medal, and in 1959 and 1961. - bronze awards in personal offset.
in 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968. M.Midler became the winner of the Cup of Europe in CSKA line-up.
the champion of the USSR 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1963, 1965. On fencing on rapiers, the bronze prize-winner of the championship of the USSR 1951. On fencing on sabres. The owner of the Cup of the USSR 1961.
After the termination of sports career of M.Midler worked as the trainer and the teacher. In 1974. To it the rank " has been appropriated; the Deserved trainer of the USSR . Almost 30 years - with 1971. On 2000. (With small breaks) - Mark Petrovich was the senior trainer of a man`s national team of the USSR and Russia on a rapier. It has prepared champions and prize-winners of the Olympic games and the world: Valery Lukjanchenko, Vladimir Denisov, Dmitry Shevchenko, Ilgara Jashar - ogly Mamedov, Anvar Ibragimova.