Vasily Rudenkov

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Vasily Rudenkov
Personal information
Native name Василиӣ Васильевич Руденков
Full name Vasily Vasilievich Rudenkov
Nationality Belarusian
Born 3 May 1931
Zhlobin, Soviet Union
Died 2 November 1982(1982-11-02) (aged 51)
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 96 kg (212 lb)
Sport
Country  Soviet Union
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Hammer throw
Club Dynamo Moscow
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 68.91 m (1961)

Vasily Vasilievich Rudenkov (Belarusian: Васіль Васілевіч Рудзянкоў; Russian: Василий Васильевич Руденков) (3 May 1931 – 2 November 1982)[1] was a Soviet athlete who competed mainly in the hammer throw. He was born in Zhlobin, Homel, Belarus.

Rudenkov competed for the USSR in the 1960 Summer Olympics held in Rome, Italy in the hammer throw where he won the gold medal. It was his only Olympics appearance.[2]

He trained at Dynamo in Moscow and was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1960)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Biography and Olympic Results at Sports Reference.com
  2. ^ "Hammer Throw Men". Olympic Association. Retrieved 21 September 2010. 

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