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Vasiliy Yershov

Vasiliy Yershov (15 August 1949 – 6 November 2000)[1] was a Ukrainian javelin thrower who competed in the 1976 Summer Olympics for Soviet Union.[2] Yershov tested positive for anabolic steroids at the 1978 European Athletics Championships and was subsequently banned from sport for 18 months.[3][4]


  1. ^ Biography of Vasiliy Yershov (in Ukrainian)
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Vasiliy Yershov". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
  3. ^ Holt, John B. (26–28 April 1979), International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) - Main Decisions of the IAAF Council, Meeting in Dakar (SEN), April 26th, 27th and 28th 1979 (PDF), IAAF, pp. 353–354, retrieved 13 February 2015
  4. ^ "Fire av fem var russere", Aftenposten 6 November 1978, p.2, 2nd section.

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