Sailor, Olympic athlete
1887 – 1951
Who was Nikolai Vekšin?
In 1928 he was the captain of the Estonian boat Tutti V which won the bronze medal in the 6 metre class. The crew also included It was the only case in the history of Olympics then five Estonian sportspeople got medals in the same event.
After the World War 2 and the Soviet re-occupation of Estonia Vekshin continued yacht racing. He won a silver medal of the USSR championship in 1945. He received his Soviet Master of sports title the same year.
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