Konstantin Volkov (athlete)

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Konstantin Volkov
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1980 Moscow Pole vault
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1983 Helsinki Pole vault
European Indoor Championships
Gold medal – first place 1980 Sindelfingen Pole vault
Silver medal – second place 1979 Vienna Pole vault
Silver medal – second place 1982 Milan Pole vault
Gold medal – first place 1981 Bucharest Pole Vault
Gold medal – first place 1983 Edmonton Pole Vault

Konstantin Yuryevich Volkov (Russian: Константин Юрьевич Волков; born February 28, 1960 in Irkutsk) is a retired pole vaulter.


He represented the USSR. In 1980 he won the European Indoor Championships with a championship record of 5.60 metres (which was beaten the following year). He also won an Olympic silver medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow. In 1983 he won a silver medal at the inaugural World Championships in 1983, and the next year he jumped 5.85 metres, his personal best.


  • Konstantin Volkov at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Konstantin Volkov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.