Nikolai KIROV

Soviet Union SUN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Moscow 1980
  • Year of Birth
    1957
Olympic Results

Biography

Nikolai KIROV

Belarusian Nikolay Kirov was the leading Soviet male middle-distance runner in the early 1980s. Kirov won an 800 bronze at the 1980 Olympics and 800 silver at the 1982 European Championships, also winning a 1,500 silver at the 1981 European Cup. He set one world record during his career, with the Soviet 4x800 relay team that clocked 7:08.1 in 1978. Kirov won five Soviet titles – 800 in 1978; 1,500 in 1982-83; and 4x800 relay in 1979 and 1981. He later became an athletics coach.

Personal Best\: 800 – 1:45.11 (1981).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Moscow 1980

B
800 metres
800 metres Athletics