Mikhail Ryzhov (racewalker)

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Mikhail Ryzhov
Medal record
Men's athletics
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2013 Moscow 50 km walk

Mikhail Mikhailovich Ryzhov (Russian: Михаил Михайлович Рыжов; born 17 December 1991) is a Russian race walker. He won the silver medal in the 50 kilometres walk event at the 2013 World Championships in Athletics in Moscow, Russia.[1]

Noskov, Ryzhov and Tallent at 50 km walk race in Moscow

Doping case[edit]

In September 2015 IAAF confirmed that Ryshov was provisionally suspended after a sample from an out-of-competition control in Saransk in June had been found positive for a prohibited substance.[2]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 2nd 20 km 1:24:26
2012 World Race Walking Cup Saransk, Russia 17th 50 km 3:53:49
2013 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 2nd 50 km 3:44:41
1st Team - 50 km 12 pts
World Championships Moscow, Russia 2nd 50 km 3:38:58
2014 World Race Walking Cup Taicang, China 1st 50 km 3:39:05
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 4th 50 km 3:39:07
2015 European Race Walking Cup Murcia, Spain 1st 50 km 3:43:32
1st 50 km - Team 8 pts


  1. ^ "Ireland's Rob Heffernan celebrates 'completely surreal' 50 km walk gold". Daily Telegraph. 14 August 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013. 
  2. ^ James Ellingworth: 6 Russian race walkers suspended over positive drug tests Archived 2015-09-23 at the Wayback Machine., Associated Press, bigstory.ap.org, 22 September 2015

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