Andrey Abduvaliyev

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Andrey Abduvaliyev
Personal information
Native nameАндрей Хакимович Абдувалиев
Full nameAndrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev
Born30 June 1966 (1966-06-30) (age 57)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight125 kg (276 lb)
Country Soviet Union
EventHammer throw
ClubDynamo Dushanbe
Achievements and titles
Personal best83.46 m (1990)
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Unified Team
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1992 Barcelona Hammer throw
Representing  Tajikistan
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1993 Stuttgart Hammer throw
Gold medal – first place 1995 Gothenburg Hammer throw
Representing  Uzbekistan
Asian Championships
Gold medal – first place 1998 Fukuoka Hammer throw
Asian Games
Silver medal – second place 1998 Bangkok Hammer throw

Andrey Hakimovich Abduvaliyev (Russian: Андрей Хакимович Абдувалиев; born 30 June 1966) is a former Soviet, Tajikistani, and Uzbekistani hammer thrower.

He won a gold medal at the 1992 Summer Olympics while representing the Unified Team. After competing for USSR he chose to represent Tajikistan when USSR was dissolved. In 1997 he changed his nationality to Uzbekistan, thus becoming one of the very few athletes to compete for three states. His second Olympic participation was in 2000 while representing Uzbekistan.

His personal best was 83.46 m in 1990.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 82.20 m
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 5th 78.30 m
Representing the  Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 1st 82.54 m
Representing  Tajikistan
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 1st 81.64 m
1995 World Championships Göteborg, Sweden 1st 81.56 m
Central Asian Games Tashkent, Uzbekistan 1st
Representing  Uzbekistan
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 15th 74.96 m
1998 Asian Championships Fukuoka, Japan 1st
Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 2nd
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 15th 75.12 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 15th 75.64 m


  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Andrey Abduvaliyev". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.

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