Vitaliy Smirnov

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Vitaly Frilyevich Smirnov (born 25 October 1978 in Yekaterinburg) is an Uzbekistani decathlete.

He finished tenth at the 2003 World Championships in Paris, won the gold medal at the 2003 Asian Championships in Manila in a personal best score of 8021 points, finished seventeenth at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens and won a silver medal at the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Uzbekistan
1997 Asian Junior Championships Bangkok, Thailand 3rd Decathlon 6683 pts
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 6th Decathlon 6710 pts
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 4th Decathlon 7537 pts
2003 Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 1st Decathlon 8021 pts
World Championships Paris, France 10th Decathlon 7897 pts
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 17th Decathlon 7993 pts
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland Decathlon DNF
2006 Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd Decathlon 7769 pts
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan Decathlon DNF
2008 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 4th Heptathlon 5085 pts
Olympic Games Beijing, China Decathlon DNF

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