Vassiliev in 2011
|Full name||Dmitri Viktorovich Vassiliev|
|Born||26 December 1979|
Ufa, Bashkir ASSR,
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Ski club||CSKA/Lokomotiv Ufa|
|Personal best||233.5 m (766 ft)|
Vikersund, 14 February 2015
|World Cup career|
|Updated on 18 February 2019.|
World Cup career
Vassiliev made his World Cup debut in the 1998/99 season. His best individual finish is second in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on 1 January 2001, and he has total of nine individual podiums and three team podiums as of January 2018.
His best finish at the Ski Jumping World Championships is fifth in the normal hill team competition in Oberstdorf in 20 February 2005, while his best individual finish is seventh in the large hill competition in Sapporo in 24 February 2007.
On 15 February 2015 in Vikersund, Vassiliev flew to a distance of 254 m (833 ft) but crashed hard onto near-flat ground. Despite not being an official ski flying world record, this remains the furthest distance ever reached in ski flying as of January 2018.
Summer world record
On 15 October 2016, Vassiliev jumped 147.5 m (484 ft) in Sochi at the Russian National Championships, improving the five-year-old summer world record on a plastic surface.
World Cup results
- "A. Fannemel: "It's an incredible feeling"". FIS. 18 February 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
- "CBS Sports: Vassiliev banned two years for doping". FIS. Retrieved 7 January 2013.
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