Aleksey Zagornyi

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Aleksey Zagornyi
Personal information
Native name Алексей Сергеевич Эагорныӣ
Full name Aleksey Sergeyevich Zagornyi
Born (1978-05-31) May 31, 1978 (age 39)
Yaroslavl, Soviet Union
Height 1.97 m (6 ft 5 12 in)
Weight 135 kg (298 lb)
Country  Russia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 83.43 m (2002)
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Aleksey Sergeyevich Zagornyi (Russian: Алексей Сергеевич Загорный; born 31 May 1978 in Yaroslavl) is a Russian hammer thrower. His personal best is 83.43 metres, achieved in February 2002 in Adler.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1999 European U23 Championships Göteborg, Sweden 7th 71.33 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 22nd 74.63 m
2001 World Student Games Beijing, PR China 4th 76.63 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 11th 77.01 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 22nd 73.30 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 25th 70.94 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 3rd 78.09 m
World Athletics Final Thessaloniki, Greece 4th 77.26 m
2010 European Cup Winter Throwing Arles, France 3rd 75.58 m