Aleksandr Lesnoy

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Aleksandr Mikhailovich Lesnoy (Cyrillic: Александр Михайлович Лесной; born 28 July 1988) is Russian athlete specialising in the shot put.[1] He won the gold medal at the 2013 Summer Universiade.

His personal bests in the event are 21.40 metres outdoors (Sochi 2014) and 20.51 metres indoors (Moscow 2014).

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 1st Shot put 20.30 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 21st (q) Shot put 19.01 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 8th Shot put 20.16 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 10th Shot put 19.83 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 10th (q) Shot put 19.91 m


  1. ^ Aleksandr Lesnoy profile at IAAF