Namesakes for Yuri

Notable Athletes: 2 soccer
      (soccer) Yuri Zhirkov   1983-  
      (soccer) Yuri Lodygin   1990-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
      Yuriy Gagarin (a.k.a. Yuri)   1934-1968  
Olympic Medalists: 6 silver, 3 bronze
      (silver) Yuriy Lituyev (a.k.a. Yuri)   1952   400 m hurdles  
      (silver) Yuriy Ozerov (a.k.a. Yuri)   1952; 1956   basketball  
      (silver) Yuriy Konovalov (a.k.a. Yuri)   1956; 1960   4x100 m relay  
      (silver) Yuri Korneev   1960; 1964   basketball  
      (bronze) Yuri Selikhov   1968   basketball  
      (bronze) Yuri Gromak   1968   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
      (silver) Yuri Bashkatov   1988; 1992   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
      (silver) Yuri Yatsev   2000   water polo  
      (bronze) Yuri Alvear   2012   judo  
Other Leaders: 1 general secretary
      General Secretary Yuri Andropov   1982-1984   Soviet Union  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 2 dukes
      Duke Yuriy II (a.k.a. Yuri)   1212-1216; 1218-1238  
      Duke Yuriy (a.k.a. Yuri)   1303-1325