Andrey Abduvaliyev

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Andrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev (Russian: Андрей Хакимович Абдувалиев; born June 30, 1966 in Leningrad) is a former Soviet, Tajikistani, and Uzbekistani hammer thrower.

He won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics while representing the Unified Team. After competing for USSR he chose to represent Tajikistan when USSR was dissolved. In 1997 he changed his nationality to Uzbekistan, thus becoming one of the very few athletes to compete for three states. His second Olympic participation was in 2000 while representing Uzbekistan.

His personal best was 83.46m in 1990.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 82.20 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5th 78.30 m
Representing the Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 1st 82.54 m
Representing  Tajikistan
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 1st 81.64 m
1995 World Championships Göteborg, Sweden 1st 81.56 m
Central Asian Games Tashkent, Uzbekistan 1st
Representing  Uzbekistan
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 15th 74.96 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 2nd
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 15th 75.12 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th 75.64 m

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