Fadejevs has competed in 1996 Summer Olympics, finishing 6th in 20 km walk and in 2000 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in 50 km,2004 Olympic,50 km 11th,20 km 9th . He has also won the silver medal in 1998 European Championships at the 20 km distance,finished 4th in 50km at World Championship in Edmonton(2001),Fadejevs quit race walking 2004 and competed as a marathon runner and almost qualifies for 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He currently works as a Sports therapist.
His personal records are 1.19:36 in 20 km and 3.43:18 in 50 km walk. He also holds the unofficial world record of 58:23 in the rare 15 km distance.
|1994||European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||17th||20 km|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||6th||20 km|
|1997||European U23 Championships||Turku, Finland||1st||20 km|
|1998||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||3rd||20 km|
|European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||2nd||20 km|
|2000||European Race Walking Cup||Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany||6th||20 km|
|Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||14th||20 km|
|2001||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||8th||20 km|
|World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||DNF||20 km|
|2008||Valmiera Marathon||Valmiera, Latvia||1st||Marathon|
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