Grigoriy Yegorov

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Grigoriy Aleksandrovich Yegorov (Russian: Григорий Александрович Егоров, born January 12, 1967 in Shymkent) is a former pole vault athlete from Kazakhstan.

Biography[edit]

Yegorov trained at Dynamo in Alma-Ata. He won the 1988 Olympic bronze medal (competing for the USSR), two World Indoor silver medals, and finished second at the 1993 World Championships in Athletics with a personal best jump of 5.90 metres. His last international medal came at the 2003 Asian Championships, jumping 5.40 metres.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1985 European Junior Championships Cottbus, East Germany 2nd 5.40 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 3rd 5.80 m
1989 European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 1st 5.75 m
World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd 5.80 m
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 2nd 5.75 m
Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 5.87 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 2nd 5.75 m
Representing  Kazakhstan
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 2nd 5.80 m
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 2nd 5.90 (AR)
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 5.70 m
1994 Asian Games Hiroshima, Japan 2nd 5.50 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden NM
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 3rd 5.20 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 1st 5.40 m
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st 5.40 m
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 1st 5.25 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece NM

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