Alexander Avdeyev (canoeist)

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Alexander Avdeyev
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1977 Sofia K-4 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade K-4 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1979 Duisburg K-4 10000 m
Gold medal – first place 1983 Tampere K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1977 Sofia K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg K-4 1000 m

Aleksandr Avdeyev (Sometimes shown as Aleksandrs Avdejevs, born August 1, 1956) was a Soviet sprint canoer who competed in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He won six medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with four golds (K-4 10000 m: 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983), a silver (K-4 1000 m: 1977), and a bronze (K-4 1000 m: 1979).

Avdeyev also finished seventh in the K-4 1000 m event at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.