Aleksey Voyevodin

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Aleksey Nikolayevich Voyevodin (Russian: Алексей Николаевич Воеводин) (born August 9, 1970 near Penza) is a Russian race walker mainly competing over the 50 km distance. He has one World Championships silver medal, and won a bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics.

On August 5, 2008, Voyevodin and training partners Sergey Morozov, Viktor Burayev, and Vladimir Kanaykin, all coached by Viktor Chegin, were banned from competition, following a positive EPO test. The positive tests were conducted in April 2008[1] and evidenced systematic doping.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, PR China 10th 50 km
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 15th 50 km
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 10th 50 km
2000 European Race Walking Cup Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany 31st 50 km 4:10:40
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 6th 50 km 3:48:51
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 50 km DNF
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 2nd 50 km
World Race Walking Cup Turin, Italy 1st 50 km
2003 European Race Walking Cup Cheboksary, Russia 2nd 50 km
World Championships Paris, France 4th 50 km
2004 World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 1st 50 km
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 3rd 50 km
2005 European Race Walking Cup Miskolc, Hungary 1st 50 km
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 50 km
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 50 km DNF

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