Vasiliy Sidorenko

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Vasiliy Sidorenko
Personal information
Native name Василий Викорович Сидоренко
Full name Vasiliy Viktorovich Sidorenko
Nationality Russian
Born May 1, 1961 (1961-05) (age 56)
Volgograd, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Country  Russia
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Club Dynamo Volgograd
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 82.54 m (1992)

Vasiliy Viktorovich Sidorenko (Russian: Василий Викорович Сидоренко; born 1 May 1961 in Volgograd) is a retired male hammer thrower who represented the USSR and later Russia. He is the 1994 European champion and won a bronze medal at the 1997 World Championships. His personal best throw is 82.54 metres, achieved in 1992.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 5th 78.86 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 81.10 m
IAAF/Mobil Grand Prix Final Paris, France 3rd 79.12 m
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 23rd 71.78 m
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 12th 74.68 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 3rd 80.76 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 13th 75.56 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 17th 74.85 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 21st 74.72 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 21st 74.56 m

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