Namesakes

Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze
(bronze) Gennadiy Nikolayev (a.k.a. Gennady)   1956   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Gennady Vaganov   1960; 1964   cross-country skiing  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Gennady Novitsky   2001-2003   Belarus