Aleksey Spiridonov

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Aleksey Spiridonov
Personal information
Native nameАлексей Сергеевич Слирдонов
Born(1951-11-20)20 November 1951
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Died9 April 1998(1998-04-09) (aged 46)
Height1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)
Weight117 kg (258 lb)
Country Soviet Union
EventHammer throw
ClubTrud Leningrad
Achievements and titles
Personal best78.62 m (1976)
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1976 Montreal Hammer throw
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 1974 Rome Hammer throw
Gold medal – first place 1975 Rome Hammer throw

Aleksey Sergeyevich Spiridonov (Russian: Алексей Серге́евич Спиридонов) (20 November 1951 – 9 April 1998) was a Soviet athlete who mainly competed in the men's hammer throw event. Born in Leningrad he trained at VSS Trud in Leningrad.

He competed for the Soviet Union in the 1976 Summer Olympics held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada in the hammer throw where he won the silver medal. His trainer was Oleg Kolodiy.[1]


  1. ^ "КОЛОДИЙ Олег Викторович | Российские спортсмены и специалисты | Спортивная Россия". (in Russian). Retrieved 2021-12-10.

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Preceded by Men's Hammer World Record Holder
11 September 1974 – 19 May 1975
Succeeded by