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Viktor Yevsyukov

Viktor Yevsyukov
Personal information
Native nameВиктор Александрович Евсюков
Full nameViktor Aleksandrovich Yevsyukov
BornOctober 6, 1956 (1956-10-06) (age 67)
Donetsk, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight100 kg (220 lb)
Country Soviet Union
EventJavelin throw
ClubDynamo Almaty
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)93.70 m (1985, old model)
85.16 m (1987, new model)
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Representing  Soviet Union
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 1987 Rome Javelin
European Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1986 Stuttgart Javelin

Viktor Aleksandrovich Yevsyukov (Russian: Виктор Апександрович Евсюков, born October 6, 1956, in Donetsk, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union) is a retired javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union and later Kazakhstan during his active career. He won the silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in Rome.

His personal best throw is 85.16 metres, achieved in June 1987 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (today Chemnitz). It is also the standing Kazakhstani record. His personal best with the old javelin design, in use prior to April 1986, was 93.70 metres, thrown in Kiev on July 17, 1985. This was the third best mark ever by a Soviet thrower, behind only Heino Puuste and Jānis Lūsis.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3rd 81.80 m
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 82.52 m
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th 82.32 m
Representing  Kazakhstan
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 37th 71.12 m

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