Andrei Genievich Makeev Death – Obituary – Andrei Genievich Makeev was a USSR champion and Olympic medalist, who has died at the age of 70 in the month of September 2021.
Andrey was welcomed into the world on the 3rd of February 1952 in Petrozavodsk. He was a six-time silver and two-time bronze medalist of the country, winner of the USSR Cup, twice winner of the European Cup Winners’ Cup.
In the 2000s he coached as the women’s club “Baltic Star”, he then later coached the St. Petersburg wheelchair team “BasKI”, with which he repeatedly became the Champion of Russia, and also was the coach of the Russian national wheelchair basketball team.
The Basketball Federation of St. Petersburg expresses its sincere condolences to family and friends.