Valeriy Sviatokha

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Valeriy Sviatokha
Personal information
Born (1981-07-20) July 20, 1981 (age 36)
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 116 kg (256 lb)
Country  Belarus
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Updated on 14 August 2012.

Valeriy Vitalevich Sviatokha (Belarusian: Валеры Віталевіч Сьвятоха; born 20 July 1981) is a Belarusian hammer thrower. His personal best throw is 81.49 metres, achieved in May 2006 in Brest.

He won the bronze medal at the 2005 Summer Universiade. He also competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final. When he took part in the 2012 Summer Olympics he reached the final, finishing in 11th place.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Belarus
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 4th 70.28 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 17th 74.41 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 4th 78.20 m
2012 Olympic Games London, Great Britain 11th 73.13 m