Alexandr Ivanov (javelin thrower)

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Alexandr Valerevich Ivanov (Russian : Александр Валерьевич Иванов; born May 25, 1982 in Saint Petersburg) is a Russian javelin thrower. His personal best throw is 88.90 metres, achieved in June 2003 in Tula. [1]

Russian language East Slavic language

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Javelin throw track and field athletics event where the javelin is thrown

The javelin throw is a track and field event where the javelin, a spear about 2.5 m in length, is thrown. The javelin thrower gains momentum by running within a predetermined area. Javelin throwing is an event of both the men's decathlon and the women's heptathlon.

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Achievements

YearCompetitionVenuePositionNotes
Representing Flag of Russia.svg  Russia
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland3rd78.65 m (700g)
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 6th 71.02 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 10th80.56 m
European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy1st80.18 m [2]
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 6th82.66 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 82.59 m
World Championships Paris, France 12th77.32 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th80.58 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece5th83.31 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 6th77.25 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland5th79.14 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 7th78.32 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden8th80.09 m
World Cup Athens, Greece 3rd81.87 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan5th85.18m

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2008 Olympic Games Beijing, PR China 14th 79.27 m

Seasonal bests by year

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References

  1. Aleksander Ivanov. Sports Reference. Retrieved on 2015-01-29.
  2. European Junior Championships (Men) - GBR Athletics Archived December 23, 2010, at WebCite
  3. iaaf.org - Osaka 2007 - Results Archived February 25, 2011, at WebCite