Oleksandr Iasynovyi

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Oleksandr Iasynovyi
Medal record
Paralympic athletics
Competitor for  Ukraine
Paralympic Games
Gold 2000 Sydney Discus Throw - F13
Silver 2000 Sydney Shot Put - F13
Bronze 2008 Beijing Discus Throw - F11-12
IPC Athletics World Championships
Gold 2011 Christchurch Discus Throw F12

Oleksandr Iasynovyi (born Aug 4, 1966)[1] is a visually impaired Paralympic athlete from Ukraine. He competes in throwing events, specialising in discus.

At the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney, he competed in the F13 classification. He won a silver medal in shot put. In the F13 discus event he won gold, and set an F13 world record that still stands 12 years later.[2][3]

Following deterioration of his vision, Iasynovyi competed in the F12 classification at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing. There, he won a bronze medal in the men's F11-12 discus throw event.[4] At the 2011 IPC Athletics World Championships, Iasynovyi won gold in the Men's F12 discus event.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "IASYNOVYI Oleksandr". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Athlete Search Results: Oleksandr Yasynovyy". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  3. ^ "IPC Athletics World Records". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Athlete Search Results: Oleksandr Iasynovyi". International Paralympic Committee. Retrieved 22 January 2013. 

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