Pyotr Chernyshev

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Pyotr Chernyshev
Personal information
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born 1914
Bolshie Verdy, Tambov Governorate
Died 1979

Pyotr Sergeevich Chernyshev (also written as Tchernyshev, Russian: Пётр Серге́евич Чернышев; 1914—1979) was a Chief Engineer of the Leningradsky Metallichesky Zavod, a major pipe-construction specialist. Formerly a Soviet figure skater, four time national figure skating champion.[1] Stalin Prize winner (1952) for the development of steam turbines of high pressure.

His grandson Peter Tchernyshev represented the U.S. in ice dancing.[2]

Figure skating results

Event 1937 1938 1939 1940 1941 1946 1947 1948 1949
Soviet Championships 1st 1st 1st 1st 1st 3rd 3rd 3rd 3rd

Honours and awards


  1. ^ От Эльбруса до олимпийского пьедестала[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Peter Tchernyshev at the International Skating Union

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