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|Full name||Leonid Mikhailovich Shcherbakov|
|Born||(1927-04-07)7 April 1927
Olebino, Yaroslavl Oblast, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Height||178 cm (5 ft 10 in)|
|Weight||73 kg (161 lb)|
|Coached by||Nikolay Ozolin|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||16.46 m (1956)|
Leonid Mikhailovich Shcherbakov (Russian: Леонид Михайлович Щербаков, born 7 April 1927) is a retired Russian triple jumper who won a silver medal at the 1952 Olympics. He broke the world record in 1953 and won the European title in 1950 and 1954. Domestically he won eight consecutive Soviet titles in 1949–56.
After retiring from competitions, Shcherbakov worked at the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism, and later coached triple jumpers in Algeria and Cuba. His trainees included Pedro Pérez. In 1987 he was named an IAAF top 10 performer of all time in the triple jump.
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- Biography (in Russian)
- Leonid Shcherbakov at World Athletics
- Leonid Shcherbakov at European Athletics (archived)
- Leonid Shcherbakov at Olympedia
- Leonid Shcherbakov at the International Olympic Committee
- Leonid Shcherbakov at the Olympic Channel
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| Men's Triple Jump World Record Holder
1953-07-19 – 1955-03-26
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