Rudolf POVARNITSIN

Soviet Union SUN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    1
  • First Olympic Games
    Seoul 1988
  • Year of Birth
    1962
Olympic Results

Biography

Rudolf POVARNITSIN

Rudolf Rovarnitsyn took up athletics in 1975 and was selected for the Soviet national team in 1985 after he set a world record of 2.40 on 11 August 1985 at the Soviet Cup meeting in Donetsk. He made his international début at the 1988 Olympics, where he cleared 2.36 to win a bronze. After the Olympics, Povarnitsyn won silver at the 1989 European Cup and bronzes at the 1989 and 1991 Universiade, and he was the 1989 Soviet high jump champion. Povarnitsyn finished his sports career after the fall of the Soviet Union and later worked as an athletics coach in Ukraine. In 2009 he entered Ukrainian politics as a member of the Ukrainian Union of Leftist party.

Personal Best\: HJ – 2.40 (1985).

Olympic Results

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Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Seoul 1988

B
High Jump
High Jump Athletics