Alexander Zavyalov

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Alexander Zavyalov
Born (1955-06-02) June 2, 1955 (age 63)
Moscow, Soviet Union
World Cup career
Seasons1982–1984
Individual wins3
Indiv. podiums6
Overall titles1 – (1982–83)

Alexander Alexandrovich Zavyalov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Завья́лов; born June 2, 1955) is a former Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed in the early 1980s, training at Armed Forces sports society. He won a bronze in the 50 km at the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, New York and two silvers at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo (30 km, 4x10 km). Zavyalov won the Cross-Country World Cup in the 1982–83 season.

Zavyalov also won two medals at the 1982 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a gold in the 4x10 km (tied with Oddvar Brå) and a silver in the 15 km.

Zavyalov graduated from Smolensk Institute of Physical Culture (1978). He was awarded Order of Lenin in 1983.

World Cup results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Individual podiums[edit]

  • 3 victories
  • 6 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1  1981–82  23 February 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 15 km Individual World Championships[1] 2nd
2 1982–83 10 February 1983 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Igman, Yugoslavia 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
3 26 February 1983 Sweden Falun, Sweden 30 km Individual World Cup 1st
4 4 March 1983 Finland Lahti, Finland 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
5 27 March 1983 Canada Labrador City, Canada 30 km Individual World Cup 2nd
6  1983–84  10 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 30 km Individual Olympic Games[1] 2nd

Team podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 2 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammate(s)
1 1981–82 25 February 1982 Norway Oslo, Norway 4 x 10 km Relay World Championships[1] 1st Nikitin / Batyuk / Burlakov
2  1983–84  16 February 1984 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Sarajevo, Yugoslavia 4 x 10 km Relay Olympic Games[1] 2nd Batyuk / Nikitin / Zimyatov

Note: 1 Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Winter Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Athlete : SAVJALOV Alexander". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 16 March 2018.

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