Kirill Sosunov

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Kirill Olegovich Sosunov (Russian: Кирилл Олегович Сосунов; born November 1, 1975 in Ryazan) is a Russian long jumper and bobsledder. He is the 1998 European champion, and that year he also set his personal best jump with 8.38 metres. The previous year he had won World Championships medals both indoor and outdoor. He switched to bobsled in 2005. Sosunov is married to high jumper Olga Kaliturina.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 28th (q) Long jump 7.12 m (wind: +1.1 m/s)
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden Long jump NM
Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 1st Long jump 8.21 m
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 7th Long jump 7.87 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd Long jump 8.41 m
European U23 Championships Turku, Finland 2nd Long jump 8.30 m (wind: +1.0 m/s)
World Championships Athens, Greece 3rd Long jump 8.18 m
1998 Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 7th Long jump 7.30 m
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st Long jump 8.28 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 16th (q) Long jump 7.97 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 5th Long jump 8.02 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th Long jump 8.16 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 16th (q) Long jump 7.94 m