Roman Virastyuk

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Roman Virastyuk
Personal information
Native nameРоман Ярославович Вірастюк
Full nameRoman Yaroslavovych Virastyuk
Born20 April 1968 (1968-04-20)
Ivano Frankivsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died27 July 2019(2019-07-27) (aged 51)
Kyiv, Ukraine
Height189 cm (6 ft 2 in)
Weight135 kg (298 lb)
Event(s)Shot put
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)21.34 m (2000)
Medal record

Roman Yaroslavovych Virastyuk (Ukrainian: Роман Ярославович Вірастюк; 20 April 1968 – 27 July 2019) was a Ukrainian shot putter,[1] best known for his bronze medal at the 1994 European Athletics Championships and the sixth place at the 1996 Olympic Games. His personal best was 21.34 metres, achieved in May 2000 in Ivano-Frankivsk. He was a brother of Vasyl Virastyuk.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ukraine
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 11th 18.70 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 19.59 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 19.66 m
Military World Games Rome, Italy 2nd 18.73 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 6th 20.45 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 6th 20.12 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 5th 20.21 m
1999 Military World Games Zagreb, Croatia 2nd 19.90 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 5th 20.07 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 12th 19.55 m
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 9th 19.52 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 9th 19.61 m
Military World Games Catania, Italy 2nd 19.30 m


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