Viktor Yevsyukov

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Template:Infobox sportsperson Viktor Aleksandrovich Yevsyukov (Template:Lang-ru, born October 6, 1956 in Donetsk, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union) is a retired javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union and later Kazakhstan during his active career. He won the silver medal at the 1987 World Championships in Rome.

His personal best throw is 85.16 metres, achieved in June 1987 in Karl-Marx-Stadt (today Chemnitz). His personal best with the old javelin design, in use prior to April 1986, was 93.70 metres, thrown in Kiev on July 17, 1985. This was the third best mark ever by a Soviet thrower, behind only Heino Puuste and Jānis Lūsis.


Representing Template:URS
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 3rd
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 5th
Representing Template:KAZ
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 37th 71.12 m

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