Andrey Prokofyev

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Andrey Vassilyevich Prokofyev (Russian: Андрей Васильевич Прокофьев; 6 June 1959, Sverdlovsk, USSR – 19 June 1989, Sverdlovsk, USSR) was a Soviet athlete, winner of a gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1980 Summer Olympics.


At the Moscow Olympics, Prokofyev was fourth in the 110 m hurdles and won the gold medal running the anchoring leg of the Soviet 4 × 100 m relay team. At the 1982 European Championships, Prokofyev won the silver medal in the 110 m hurdles and again a gold in the 4 × 100 m relay. At the first World Championships, Prokofyev was eliminated in the heats of the 110 m hurdles, but won a bronze medal as a member of the Soviet 4 × 100 m relay team.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.26 s
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.60 s
2nd 110 m hurdles 13.46 s
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.41 s
1986 Goodwill Games Moscow, Soviet Union 2nd 110 m hurdles 13.28 s


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