Pavel Sofin

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Pavel Sofin (born 4 September 1981) is a Russian shot putter.

His personal best is 20.82 metres, achieved in September 2009 in Thessaloniki. He has 20.68 metres on the indoor track, achieved in March 2006 in Moscow.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1999 European Junior Championships Riga, Latvia 6th 17.12 m
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 7th 18.26 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 2nd 20.33 m
World Championships Paris, France 27th (q) 18.66 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 18th (q) 19.02 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 30th (q) 19.02 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 8th 19.51 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 20.68 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 20.55 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd 20.45 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 9th 19.62 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 9th (q) 19.95 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th 20.42 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 16th (q) 18.79 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 9th 19.89 m