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Ivan Zaytsev (athlete)

Ivan Zaytsev
Ivan Zaytsev in 2012.
Personal information
Birth nameIvan Viktorovich Zaytsev
Born (1988-11-11) 11 November 1988 (age 35)
Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Country Uzbekistan
EventJavelin throw
Medal record
Asian Games
Bronze medal – third place 2014 Incheon Javelin thrower
Asian Athletics Championships
Gold medal – first place 2013 Pune Javelin throw
Bronze medal – third place 2011 Kobe Javelin throw

Ivan Zaytsev (born 11 November 1988 in Tashkent) is an Uzbekistani javelin thrower.[1] He competed in the javelin throw at the 2012 Summer Olympics and placed 36th with a mark of 73.94 metres.[2] He competed at the 2016 Olympics, finishing in 26th, with a throw of 77.83.[1] He has also competed at World Championship-level, at the 2013 World Championships, reaching the final, and finishing 11th with a throw of 78.33.[1] His personal best is 85.03 metres.[1]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Uzbekistan
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 9th 61.14 m
2009 Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 5th 74.37 m
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 3rd 79.22 m
2012 Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 36th (q) 73.94 m
2013 Asian Championships Pune, India 1st 79.76 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 11th 78.33 m
2014 Asian Games Incheon, South Korea 3rd 83.68 m
2016 Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 26th (q) 77.83 m
2017 Islamic Solidarity Games Baku, Azerbaijan 2nd 78.66 m

Seasonal bests by year

  • 2007 – 61.14
  • 2008 – 70.09
  • 2009 – 75.07
  • 2010 – 75.32
  • 2011 – 79.39
  • 2012 – 85.03
  • 2013 – 83.79
  • 2014 – 83.68
  • 2016 – 83.03
  • 2017 – 78.66


  1. ^ a b c d Ivan Zaytsev at World Athletics Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ "Ivan Zaytsev Bio, Stats, and Results". Olympics at Archived from the original on 2020-04-18. Retrieved 2017-10-02.

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