Yuriy Konovalov (athlete)

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Yuriy Konovalov
Yuriy Konovalov 1960.jpg
Yuriy Konovalov at the 1960 Olympics
Personal information
Born 30 December 1929
Baku, Azerbaijan
Died 25 May 2008 (aged 78)
Smolensk, Russia
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Sport
Sport Sprint running
Club Neftçi Baku
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 100 m – 10.3 (1957)
200 m – 20.9 (1960)

Yuriy Semyonovich Konovalov (Russian: Юрий Семёнович Коновалов, 30 December 1929 – 25 May 2008) was a Soviet sprinter. He competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics in the 100 m, 200 m and 4×100 m relay events and won two silver medals, both in the relay. He also won a bronze medal in the relay at the 1958 European Championships. Domestically he won two titles, in the 100 m in 1957, and in the 200 m in 1958.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yuriy Konovalov. Sports-Reference.com