|Full name||Valeriy Alekseevitch Medvedtsev|
5 July 1964 |
|World Cup debut||16 January 1986|
|Teams||3 (1988, 1992, 1994)|
|Medals||4 (1 gold)|
|Teams||6 (1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993)|
|Medals||7 (4 gold)|
On 16 January 1986, Medvedtsev achieved the feat of winning his World Cup debut. He trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Izhevsk. At the 1988 Olympics in Calgary, Medvedtsev, competing for the USSR, won two silver medals in the 10 km sprint and the 20 km individual, and also gold medal in the relay. At the 1992 Olympics in Albertville he won a silver medal in the relay competition for the Unified Team. In the World Championships, Medvedtsev has three relay medals gold from 1986 in Oslo, silver from 1987 in Lake Placid and silver from 1993 in Borovets. And he also has two individual gold medals from the World Championships, gold medals in the 20 km from 1986 in Oslo (Holmenkollen ski festival biathlon) and 1990 in Minsk. He also has one gold medal from the 10 km from 1986 in Oslo (Holmenkollen ski festival biathlon).
4 medals (1 gold, 3 silver)
7 medals (4 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze)
|1986 Oslo Holmenkollen||Gold||Gold||N/A||Gold|
|1987 Lake Placid||4th||5th||N/A||Silver|
- *During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
- **Team was added as an event in 1989.
6 victories (5 In, 1 Sp)
(2 In, 1 Sp)
|16 January 1986||Antholz-Anterselva||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|20 February 1986||Oslo Holmenkollen||20 km individual||Biathlon World Championships|
|22 February 1986||Oslo Holmenkollen||10 km sprint||Biathlon World Championships|
|18 December 1986||Obertauern||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|19 February 1987||Canmore||20 km individual||Biathlon World Cup|
|3 March 1990||Minsk||20 km individual||Biathlon World Championships|
- *Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.
- Thoresen, Thore-Erik (17 January 1986). "Ukjent russer til topps - bra norsk skyting" [Unknown russian to the top - good Norwegian shooting]. Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 9 June 2015. (Norwegian) (subscription required)
- "Valeriy Medvedtsev". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 9 June 2015.
- Valeriy Medvedtsev at the International Biathlon Union
- Valeriy Medvedtsev International Olympic Committee Athlete Profile
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