Leonid Andreev (athlete)

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Leonid Andreev
Personal information
Born (1983-10-06) October 6, 1983 (age 35)
Height 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Weight 93 kg (205 lb)
Country  Uzbekistan
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Decathlon, pole vault

Leonid Andreev (born 6 October 1983) is an Uzbekistani pole vaulter and decathlete.

He first competed in the decathlon, placing fourteenth at the 2000 World Junior Championships and winning the gold medal at the 2002 World Junior Championships.

He then concentrated on the pole vault. He was qualified for the 2004 Olympic Games, but did not start in the event. He then no-heighted at the 2005 and 2007 World Championships. At the 2006 Asian Games he won the silver medal.

Starting with 2013, he again focused on the combined events representing his country at the 2016 Summer Olympics where he did not finish the competition.

His personal best in the pole vault is 5.65 metres, achieved in May 2008 in Tashkent.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uzbekistan
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 14th Decathlon 6654 pts
2001 Asian Junior Championships Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei 2nd Decathlon 6897 pts
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 1st Decathlon (junior) 7693 pts
Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 1st Pole vault 5.20 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland Pole vault NM
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 4th Pole vault 5.10 m
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Pole vault 5.55 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan Pole vault NM
2008 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 3rd Pole vault 5.35 m
World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 14th (q) Pole vault 5.45 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 3rd (q) Pole vault 5.65 m[1]
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 19th (q) Pole vault 5.55 m
Asian Indoor Games Hanoi, Vietnam 1st Pole vault 5.60 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 4th Pole vault 5.45 m
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 2nd Pole vault 5.30 m
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan Pole vault NM
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 3rd Decathlon 7383 pts
2014 Asian Indoor Championships Hangzhou, China 3rd Heptathlon 5561 pts
Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 2nd Decathlon 7879 pts
2016 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 4th Heptathlon 5607 pts
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Decathlon DNF

Personal bests[edit]


  1. ^ No mark in the final