Rustam Valiullin

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Rustam Abdelsamatovich Valiullin
Born (1976-06-24)June 24, 1976
Ulyanovsk, RSFSR, USSR
Updated on February 28, 2013.

Rustam Valiullin (born in Ulianovsk on (1976-06-24)June 24, 1976) is a retired Belarusian biathlete.[1]

He competed in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics for Belarus. His best finish is 11th, as a member of the Belarusian relay team in 2006 and 2010. His best individual performance is 24th, in the 2006 sprint.[2]

As of March 2013, he has won two medals at the Biathlon World Championships, both in relays; bronze in the men's in 2003 and silver in the mixed in 2008. His best individual performance in a World Championships is 7th, in the 2004 individual.[1]

As of March 2013, he has earned four Biathlon World Cup victories, all in the men's relay. His best individual finish is from 2006/07, 5th in the individual event at Lahti in 2004/05. His best overall finish in the Biathlon World Cup is 32nd, in 2005/06 .[1]

World Cup Podiums[edit]

Season Location Event Rank[1]
2001/02 Lahti Relay 3rd, bronze medalist(s)
2002/03 Östersund Relay 1st, gold medalist(s)
2002/03 Oberhof Relay 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2002/03 Antholz Relay 1st, gold medalist(s)
2002/03 Holmenkollen Relay 1st, gold medalist(s)
2004/05 Hochfilzen Relay 2nd, silver medalist(s)
2004/05 Ruhpolding Relay 1st, gold medalist(s)