Dmitry Vasilyev (biathlete)

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Dmitry Vasilyev
Personal information
Full name Dmitry Vladimirovich Vasilyev
Born (1962-12-08) 8 December 1962 (age 54)
Leningrad, RSFSR,
Soviet Union
Professional information
Sport Biathlon
Olympic Games
Teams 2 (1984, 1988)
Medals 2 (2 gold)
World Championships
Teams 2 (1986, 1987)
Medals 2 (1 gold)
World Cup
Seasons 7 (1982/83–1988/89)
Individual victories 1
Individual podiums 6

Dmitry Vladimirovich Vasilyev (Russian: Дмитрий Владимирович Васильев) (born 8 December 1962 in Leningrad) is a former Soviet biathlete. At the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Vasilyev won a gold medal with the Soviet relay team, which consisted of himself, Juri Kashkarov, Algimantas Šalna and Sergei Bulygin.[1] He received another gold medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.[1]

Vasilyev also won a 20 km individual World Cup race in Holmenkollen in the 1982–83 season.[2][3]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[4]

Olympic Games[edit]

2 medals (2 gold)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 1984 Sarajevo 32nd Gold
Canada 1988 Calgary 9th Gold

World Championships[edit]

2 medals (1 gold, 1 silver)

Event Individual Sprint Relay
Norway 1986 Oslo Holmenkollen 8th Gold
United States 1987 Lake Placid 4th Silver
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Individual victories[edit]

1 victory (1 In)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1982–83
1 victory
(1 In)
9 March 1983 Norway Oslo Holmenkollen 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Profile: Dmitry Vasilyev". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 29 January 2009. 
  2. ^ "Wintersport Charts Weltcup World Cup Biathlon 1983". Wintersport Charts. Retrieved 5 November 2014. 
  3. ^ Thore-Erik Thoresen (10 March 1983). "Østtysk seier" [East German victory]. Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 5 November 2014.  (Norwegian) (subscription required)
  4. ^ "Dmitri Vasilyev". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 

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