Aleksey Spiridonov was one of the top hammer throwers in the world during the mid-1970s. Spiridonov won an Olympic silver in 1976, was the 1974 European Champion, and won gold at the 1975 and silver at the 1973 Universiade. He set one world record, throwing 76.66 in September 1974. Spiridonov never won a Soviet title, winning silvers in 1973-75 and bronzes in 1976 and 1978.
Personal Best: HT – 78.62 (1976).
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