Dimitry Vassiliev

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Dimitry Vassiliev
Дмитрий Викторович Васильев
Dmitri Wiktorowitsch Wassiljew (2011).jpg
Country  Russia
Full name Dmitri Viktorovich Vassiliev
Born (1979-12-26) 26 December 1979 (age 37)
Ufa, Soviet Union
Height 178 cm (5 ft 10 in)
Ski club CSKA/Lokomotiv Ufa
Personal best 233.5 m (766 ft)
Vikersund, 14 February 2015
World Cup career
Seasons 19992001
20032015
Indiv. podiums 9
Team podiums 3
Indiv. starts 224
Team starts 36
Updated on 19 March 2017.

Dimitry Viktorovich Vassiliev (Russian: Дмитрий Викторович Васильев, born 26 December 1979 in Ufa, Bashkir ASSR, Soviet Union) is a Russian ski jumper.

Career[edit]

He has been competing in the World Cup since 1998/99. His best finish at the World Championships is fifth in the team normal hill in Oberstdorf 2005. while his best individual finish was seventh in the individual large hill at the Sapporo 2007. At the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Vassiliev finished eighth in the team competition and tenth in the individual normal hill.

He finished seventh in the FIS Ski Flying World Championships in the team event both in 2004 and 2006. Vassiliev best individual World Cup finish was second in an individual large hill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen in 2001. He has total of nine individual and three team World Cup podiums.

World Cup[edit]

Standings[edit]

Season Overall 4H SF RA NT JP
1998/99 N/A
1999/00 42 37 N/A 42
2000/01 33 28 N/A N/A
2002/03 53 72 N/A N/A N/A
2003/04 59 43 N/A N/A N/A
2004/05 29 12 N/A 61 N/A N/A
2005/06 22 14 N/A 18 N/A N/A
2006/07 11 10 N/A 9 N/A N/A
2007/08 18 5 N/A 47 N/A N/A
2008/09 5 5 6 4 N/A N/A
2009/10 28 24 N/A N/A
2010/11 75 N/A N/A N/A
2011/12 39 21 46 N/A N/A N/A
2012/13 22 7 N/A N/A N/A
2013/14 40 N/A N/A N/A
2014/15 34 15 22 N/A N/A N/A
2016/17 57 46 31 N/A N/A

World record[edit]

Longest jump ever[edit]

On 15 February 2015, Vassiliev flew 254 metres (833 ft) in Vikersund, but crashed hard upon landing. This is still the longest jump ever recorded, but invalid as he touched the snow with his back.

Summer world record[edit]

On 15 October 2016, Vassiliev jumped 147.5 metres (484 ft) at RusSki Gorki in Sochi at Russian National Championships and improved the five year old summer world record on plastic mat.

Doping scandal[edit]

In 2001 during the Four Hills Tournament, Vassiliev was tested positive for the substance Furosemide, which is a banned diuretic. He subsequently received a two-year ban from competitions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CBS Sports: Vassiliev banned two years for doping". FIS. Retrieved 7 January 2013. 

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