Sergey Zasimovich

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Sergey Sergeyevich Zasimovich (Template:Lang-ru; born 11 March 1986) is a Kazakhstani high jumper.

He was born in Karagandinskaya.[1] As a junior, he finished seventh at the 2004 Asian Junior Championships and twelfth at the 2005 Asian Championships, and won the gold medal at the 2005 Asian Indoor Games. In 2006 he finished fifth at the Asian Indoor Championships, but won the silver medal at the Asian Games. He furthermore won a silver at the 2007 Asian Indoor Games and the gold medal at the 2008 Asian Indoor Championships.

His success at regional meets then waned some, finishing ninth at the 2009 Asian Championships, sixth at the 2010 Asian Indoor Championships and eleventh at the 2011 Asian Championships.

He has never reached a final at a major global competition. He competed at the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 World Indoor Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games,[1] the 2009 Summer Universiade, the 2010 World Indoor Championships and the 2010 Asian Games without reaching the final.

His personal best of 2.30 metres was recorded in June 2007 in Bangkok.[1] He is 1.93 m and weighs 72 kg.[2]

His father and coach, also called Sergey Zasimovich, was a high jumper as well.

Competition record

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2004 Asian Junior Championships Ipoh, Malaysia 7th 2.04 m
2005 Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 12th 2.10 m
Asian Indoor Games Bangkok, Thailand 1st 2.17 m
2006 Asian Indoor Championships Pattaya, Thailand 5th 2.13 m
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 2nd 2.23 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 35th (q) 2.19 m
Asian Indoor Games Macau 2nd 2.21 m
2008 Asian Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 1st 2.24 m
World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 13th (q) 2.20 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 37th (q) 2.10 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 13th (q) 2.15 m
Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 9th 2.10 m
2010 Asian Indoor Championships Tehran, Iran 6th 2.14 m
World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar NM
Asian Games Guangzhou, China 17th (q) 2.05 m
2011 Asian Championships Kobe, Japan 11th 2.10 m


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