Yuri Kondakov

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Yuri Kondakov
Personal information
Birth nameYuri Georgievich Kondakov
NationalityRussian
Born (1951-11-24) 24 November 1951 (age 68)
Lesnoi, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.76 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight69 kg (152 lb)
Sport
Country Soviet Union
SportSpeed skating
Turned pro1972
Retired1980
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)500 m: 39.09 (1980)
1000 m: 1:19.01 (1974)
1500 m: 1:56.01 (1980)
3000 m: 4:01.50 (1980)
5000 m: 7:05.2 (1976)
10 000 m: 15:05.17 (1974)
Kondakov, 1500 m. WCship 1973 (Polygoon Film)

Yuri Georgievich Kondakov (Russian: Юрий Георгиевич Кондаков, born 24 November 1951) is a Russian/Ukrainian speed skater who competed for the Soviet Union in the 1976 Winter Olympics and in the 1980 Winter Olympics, as well as several European and World Championships in the 1970s.

He was World Junior allround Champion in 1972. As a senior his best result in the World allround Championships was a bronze medal in 1975. This year he won the Soviet allround Championships. In the European allround Championships his best result was 6th place, a result he recorded twice, in 1975 and 1978. In 1976 he won the silver medal in the 1500 metres event at the Olympic Games in Innsbruck, behind the Norwegian Jan Egil Storholt.

Four years later he finished fifth in the 1500 metres competition of the 1980 Games.

World record[edit]

Discipline Time Date Location
5000 m 7.08,92 24 March 1975 Medeo

Source: SpeedSkatingStats.com[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Joeri Kondakov". SpeedSkatingStats.com. Retrieved 29 August 2012.