Radion Gataullin

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Radion Gataullin
Personal information
Born 23 November 1965
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union

Radion Gataullin (Russian: Радио́н Гатау́ллин) (born on 23 November 1965 in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union) is a retired pole vaulter who trained at Burevestnik in Tashkent and represented the USSR and later Russia. He is of Tatar origin.

His personal best jump was 6.02 (indoors) and 6.00 metres (outdoors), and he became the second pole vaulter to break the 6 metre barrier after Sergey Bubka. He was the first vaulter to clear 6.00m indoors.

He later became the national pole vault coach of Russia.[1] His younger brother Ruslan Gataullin has represented Russia in the long jump. He is married to Tatyana Reshetnikova, an Olympic hurdler for Russia.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1985 Universiade Kobe, Japan 1st 5.75 =CR
1987 Universiade Zagreb, Yugoslavia 2nd
World Championships Rome, Italy 3rd
1988 European Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st
Summer Olympics Seoul, South Korea 2nd
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 5.85 =CR
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 1st
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st 5.85 =CR
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 4th
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 1st
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 6.00 =PB, CR

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  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Tatyana Reshetnikova. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2014-05-03.

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ukraine Sergey Bubka
Men's Pole Vault Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
Ukraine Sergey Bubka