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Gennady Alexeyevich Bliznetsov (Russian: Генна́дий Алексе́евич Близнецо́в) (born in 1941 in Kharkiv) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR. He trained at Burevestnik and later at the Armed Forces sports society in Kharkov. 
|1963||Universiade||Pôrto Alegre, Brazil||1st||4.60m CR|
|1964||Olympic Games||Tokyo, Japan||5th|
|1966||European Indoor Games||Dortmund, West Germany||1st||4.90m|
|1967||European Indoor Games||Prague, Czechoslovakia||2nd||4.90m|
|1968||European Indoor Games||Madrid, Spain||2nd||5.10m|
|Olympic Games||Mexico City, Mexico||6th|
|1969||European Indoor Games||Belgrade, Yugoslavia||2nd||5.10 m|
- "Gennady Bliznetsov Biography and Olympic Results". 2000. Retrieved 22 December 2010.
- European Indoor Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved on 2013-12-10.
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