Oleg Grigoryev came to section of boxing at the beginning of 30-x years of the last century. I was engaged at Vladimir Voskovsky, then at Paul Tetelis, in the past of the professional boxer who has come back from France. In 1935 I became the participant of the first international meeting with the team of the English vessel which has taken place in Recreation center of seamen.
In victorious 45 - m Grigoryev created boxing office in DYuSSh of a city board of education which developed into specialized DYuSSh later. At different times I worked as the games-master at schools and higher education institutions, the trainer, the chairman of regional council "Petrel". I headed regional federation of boxing, board of judges, trainer's council, I was the member of presidium of city sport committee.
Grigoryev's more than 80 pupils became winners and prize-winners of all-Union and All-Ukrainian tournaments, 11 of them - the master of sports of the Soviet Union, and the master of sports of the international class Victor Zaporozhets participated in 1968 in the Olympic Games in Mexico City.
Oleg Prokofyevich took part in preparation of USSR national team for two Olympic Games, other largest international competitions. On its initiative for many years we held all-Union tournaments of memory of the seaman - the scout Mikhail Surnin and 68 heroes - paratroopers. During the Great Patriotic War the marine Grigoryev participated in defense of Sevastopol, then fought against the enemy in the anti-fascist underground organization in Poland. In a peace time I headed sports and war council of veterans, I carried out a lot of work on patriotic education of youth. It is awarded by the state awards, the sign "Excellent Student of Physical Culture".
Oleg Prokofyevich died in 1998. His name here is born ten years by the sports school No. 6 created by it, the Federation of boxing of the Nikolaev area reports.