Dimitry Vassiliev

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Dimitry Vassiliev
Дмитрий Васильев
Dmitri Wiktorowitsch Wassiljew (2011).jpg
Vassiliev in 2011
Country  Russia
Full name Dmitri Viktorovich Vassiliev
Born (1979-12-26) 26 December 1979 (age 38)
Ufa, Bashkir ASSR,
Soviet Union
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
Seasons
Indiv. podiums 9
Team podiums 3
Indiv. starts 229
Team starts 38
Updated on 25 March 2018.

Dimitry Viktorovich Vassiliev (Russian: Дмитрий Викторович Васильев, born 26 December 1979) is a Russian ski jumper who has competed at World Cup level since 1998.

World Cup career[edit]

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.

In the Ski Flying World Championships, his best finish is seventh in the team competitions in 2004 and 2006.

In the Winter Olympics, his best finish is eighth in the team competition and tenth in the individual normal hill competition in Pragelato on 12 February 2006.

Near-world record[edit]

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.[1]

Summer world record[edit]

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.

Doping scandal[edit]

In 2001, during the Four Hills Tournament, Vassiliev tested positive for the substance Furosemide, which is a banned diuretic. He subsequently received a two-year ban from ski jumping.[2]

World Cup results[edit]

Season Overall 4H SF RA W5 P7 NT JP
1998/99 N/A N/A N/A
1999/00 42 37 N/A N/A N/A 42
2000/01 33 28 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2002/03 53 72 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2003/04 59 43 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2004/05 29 12 N/A 61 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2005/06 22 14 N/A 18 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2006/07 11 10 N/A 9 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2007/08 18 5 N/A 47 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2008/09 5 5 6 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2009/10 28 24 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2010/11 75 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2011/12 39 21 46 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2012/13 22 7 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2013/14 40 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2014/15 34 15 22 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 58 46 34 N/A N/A N/A N/A
2017/18 69 66 34 N/A N/A

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A. Fannemel: "It's an incredible feeling"". FIS. 18 February 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2018.
  2. ^ "CBS Sports: Vassiliev banned two years for doping". FIS. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 

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