Fadejevs competed in 1996 Summer Olympics, finishing 6th in the 20 km walk and in the 2000 Summer Olympics, winning the silver medal in 50 km, 2004 Olympics, 50 km 11th, 20 km 9th. He also won a gold medal in the European U23 Championships in 1997, a silver medal in the 1998 European Championships at the 20 km distance, and finished 4th in 50 km at the World Championships in Edmonton in 2001.
Fadejevs quit race walking 2004 and competed as a marathon runner, He almost qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing. He currently works as a sports therapist.
His personal records are 1:19:36 in the 20 km walk and 3:43:18 in the 50 km walk, and 2:18:19 in the marathon. He also holds the unofficial world record of 58:23 in the rare 15 km walk distance.
|1994||World Junior Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||—||10,000m||DQ|
|European Championships||Helsinki, Finland||17th||20 km||1:26.06|
|1996||Olympic Games||Atlanta, United States||6th||20 km||1:20:47|
|1997||European U23 Championships||Turku, Finland||1st||20 km||1:19:58|
|1998||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||3rd||20 km||1:20:44|
|European Championships||Budapest, Hungary||2nd||20 km||1:21:25|
|2000||European Race Walking Cup||Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany||6th||20 km||1:20:18|
|Olympic Games||Sydney, Australia||14th||20 km||1:22:43|
|2001||European Race Walking Cup||Dudince, Slovakia||8th||20 km||1:20:51|
|World Championships||Edmonton, Canada||—||20 km||DNF|
|2008||Valmiera Marathon||Valmiera, Latvia||1st||Marathon||2:19:57|
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Aigars Fadejevs". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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