Aleksandr Shcherbina

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Aleksandr Shcherbina
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing the  Soviet Union
IAAF World Race Walking Cup
Bronze medal – third place 1967 Bad Saarow 50 km walk]
European Athletics Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1966 Budapest 50 km walk

Aleksandr Shcherbina (Russian: Александр Щербина; born 25 January 1931) is a former Soviet racewalker. Born in Kirovohrad in the Ukrainian SSR,[1] he represented his country in the 50 kilometres race walk at the 1960 Summer Olympics, placing fourth.[2] He won two bronze medals in major international competition, coming third at the 1966 European Athletics Championships and 1967 IAAF World Race Walking Cup.[3][4]

His personal bests were 1:26:46 hours for the 20 kilometres race walk and 3:57:28 hours for the 50 km walk.[5]

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1960 Olympic Games Rome, Italy 4th 50 km walk 4:31:44
1966 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 50 km walk 4:20:47.2
1967 IAAF World Race Walking Cup Bad Saarow, East Germany 3rd 50 km walk 4:13:07

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Oleksandr Shcherbyna. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-04-17.
  2. ^ Athletics at the 1960 Roma Summer Games: Men's 50 kilometres Walk. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2016-04-17.
  3. ^ IAAF World Race Walking Cup Taicang 2014 Facts & Figures. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-04-16.
  4. ^ European Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2016-04-17.
  5. ^ Aleksandr Shcherbina. IAAF. Retrieved on 2016-04-17.

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