Belarusian sprint canoer Nikolai Gorbachev was born on May 15, 1948, and died on April 9, 2019.
Gorbachev participated in the early to mid-1970s.
Gorbachev was the winner of a gold medal in the K-2 1000 m event at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich.
He went on to win three medals in the K-4 10000 m event at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with a gold (1974) and two bronzes (1971, 1975).
Nikolai Gorbachev passed away at 70 years old.