Namesakes

Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Yuriy Gagarin   1934-1968  
Olympic Medalists: 7 silver, 3 gold, 2 bronze, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold/silver
(silver) Yuriy Lituyev   1952   400 m hurdles  
(silver) Yuriy Ozerov   1952; 1956   basketball  
(silver) Yuriy Konovalov   1956; 1960   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Yuriy Shlyapin   1956   water polo  
(silver) Yuriy Grigorovsky   1960; 1968   water polo  
(bronze) Yuri Gromak (a.k.a. Yuriy)   1968   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold/silver) Yuriy Sedykh   1976; 1980; 1988   hammer throw  
(silver) Yuriy Kutsenko   1980   decathlon  
(gold) Yury Mukhin (a.k.a. Yuriy)   1992   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Yuri Yatsev (a.k.a. Yuriy)   2000   water polo  
(gold) Yuriy Bilonoh   2004   shot put  
(gold) Yuriy Borzakovskiy   2004   800 m  
(bronze/gold) Yuriy Cheban   2008; 2012   canoe sprint  
(silver) Yuriy Kunakov   2008   diving - synchronized springboard  
Other Leaders: 1 general secretary
General Secretary Yuri Andropov (a.k.a. Yuriy)   1982-1984   Soviet Union  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 3 dukes
Duke Yuriy I Dolgorukiy   1154-1157  
Duke Yuriy II   1212-1216; 1218-1238  
Duke Yuriy   1303-1325