Yevgeni GAVRILENKO

Soviet Union SUN

Athletics

  • Olympic Medals
    1 B
  • Games participations
    2
  • First Olympic Games
    Munich 1972
  • Year of Birth
    1951
Olympic Results

Biography

Yevgeni GAVRILENKO

Yevgeny Gavrilenko was the top Soviet 400 hurdler in the 1970s and was on the Soviet national team from 1971-78. Gavrilenko won bronze at the 1976 Olympics and 1974 European Championships. He also competed at the 1972 Olympics, placing sixth, and the 1971 Europeans, where he was fifth. Gavrilenko was the Soviet 400 hurdles champion in 1972 and 1974-76. Injuries forced him to retire from sports in 1979, and he missed the 1980 Moskva Olympics. After finishing his sports career, Gavrilenko worked as a children’s coach and prison guard in Belarus. He also tried his hand in business, exporting glass products and selling sports equipment.

Personal Best\: 400H – 49.02 (1976).

Olympic Results

More results
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Montreal 1976

B
400 metres Hurdles
400 metres Hurdles Athletics
#6 h2 r1/2
4 x 400 metres Relay
4 x 400 metres Relay Athletics
Olympic Results
Results Event Sport

Munich 1972

#=6
400 metres Hurdles
400 metres Hurdles Athletics