Aleksey Spiridonov

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Aleksey Spiridonov
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Born 20 November 1951
Leningrad, Soviet Union
Died 1998

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, Canada in the hammer throw where he won the silver medal.


Preceded by
East Germany Reinhard Theimer
Men's Hammer World Record Holder
11 September 1974 – 19 May 1975
Succeeded by
West Germany Karl-Hans Riehm