Vadim Devyatovskiy at the 2007 World Championships in Osaka
|Full name||Vadim Anatolyevich Devyatovskiy|
March 20, 1977 (age 41)|
Navapolatsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (today Belarus)
|Height||1.92 m (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||115 kg (254 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||84.90 m (2005)|
Vadim Anatolyevich Devyatovskiy (Belarusian: Вадзі́м Анато́левіч Дзевято́ўскі, Vadzim Anatolyevich Dzevyatowski, Łacinka: Vadzim Anatołjevič Dzieviatoŭski, Russian: Вади́м Анато́льевич Девято́вский; born March 20, 1977 in Navapołacak, Belarusian SSR, USSR) is a Belarusian hammer thrower.
He finished fourth at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and in 2005 he won the World Championships silver medal. In July the same year he threw 84.90 metres, which currently is his personal best. He originally won a silver medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics, but was later taken away for doping, but reinstated afterwards.
On September 4, 2008 it was reported that Devyatovskiy and the bronze medalist from the Olympics, fellow Belarusian Ivan Tsikhan, were under investigation by the International Olympic Committee for doping offenses. In December 2008, the IOC found him guilty of doping and took away his medal. He appealed the IOC's findings to the Court of Arbitration for Sport. In June 2010 the CAS ruled in his favor and he got the medal back.
|1994||World Junior Championships||Lisbon, Portugal||5th||64.70 m|
|1996||World Junior Championships||Sydney, Australia||2nd||70.88 m|
|1999||European U23 Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||4th||73.34 m|
|2003||World Championships||Paris, France||7th||78.13 m|
|2004||Olympic Games||Athens, Greece||3rd||78.82 m|
|World Athletics Final||Szombathely, Hungary||5th||76.54 m|
|2005||World Athletics Final||Szombathely, Hungary||2nd||78.98 m|
|2006||European Championships||Gothenburg, Sweden||2nd||80.76 m|
|World Athletics Final||Stuttgart, Germany||5th||78.67 m|
|2007||World Championships||Osaka, Japan||4th||81.57 m|
|World Athletics Final||Stuttgart, Germany||5th||77.81 m|
|2008||Olympic Games||Beijing, China||2nd||81.61 m |
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- Молотом по всей спортивной Европе, DzD.ee, 20.08.2011
- "Devyatovskiy Vadim". iaaf.org. Retrieved 2008-09-05.
- "Murofushi to receive hammer throw bronze after doping ruling". Japan Today. 11 December 2008.
- Associated Press (January 6, 2009). "Belarusians appeal Olympic doping violations". ESPN.com.