Vyacheslav Lykho

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Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Lykho (Russian: Вячеслав Николаевич Лыхо; born 16 January 1967, Mikhnevo, Moscow Oblast) is a retired shot putter who represented the USSR, the Unified Team, and later Russia. He won the bronze medal at the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.[1] He was stripped of his bronze medal won at the 1990 European Championships in Split due to a doping offence.[2]


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 2nd Shot put 18.71 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 9th Shot put 19.98 m
1990 Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 3rd Shot put 20.70 m
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia Shot put DQ
Representing the Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 3rd Shot put 20.94 m

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  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Vyacheslav Lykho". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
  2. ^ "OLYMPICS / Barcelona 1992: Athletics: A clean sweep for former drug takers". 1 August 1992.

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