Viktor Burayev

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Viktor Mikhaylovich Burayev (Russian: Виктор Михайлович Бураев; born 23 August 1982 in Penza) is a male race walker from Russia. On August 5, 2008, Burayev and training partners Sergey Morozov, Aleksey Voyevodin, and Vladimir Kanaykin, all coached by Viktor Chegin, were banned from competition, following a positive EPO test. The positive tests were conducted in April 2008.[1] and evidenced systematic doping.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 3rd 10,000 m 40:56.57
2001 European Race Walking Cup Dudince, Slovakia 1st 20 km 1:19:30
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 3rd 20 km 1:20:36
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 4th 20 km 1:20:36
2003 World Championships Paris, France 20 km DSQ
2004 World Race Walking Cup Naumburg, Germany 7th 20 km 1:20:14
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 22nd 20 km 1:25:36
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 20 km DNF
2006 World Race Walking Cup La Coruña, Spain 7th 20 km 1:20:18
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 20 km 1:20:12


  1. ^ "Russia athletes banned over drugs". BBC Sport. 7 August 2008. Retrieved 13 April 2010.