Aleksandr Makarov (athlete)

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Aleksandr Makarov
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Fyodorovich Makarov
Born 11 February 1951 (1951-02-11) (age 66)
Kasimov, Ryazan, Russia
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 98 kg (216 lb)
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Javelin throw
Club Dynamo Moscow
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 89.64 m (1980)

Aleksandr Fyodorovich Makarov (Russian: Апександр Фёдорович Макаров; born 11 February 1951 in Kasimov, Ryazan) was a Soviet athlete who mainly competed in the javelin throw.

He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Soviet Union, where he won the silver medal in the men's javelin throw, with a distance of 89.64 metres. He is the father of former javelin thrower Sergey Makarov.