Vladimir Yesheyev

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

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Vladimir Nikolayevich Yesheyev (born 7 May 1958 in Zabaykalsky Krai) is an archer from the Soviet Union.

He competed for the Soviet Union in the 1980 Summer Olympics held in Moscow, Soviet Union in the individual event where he finished in sixth place. He missed the following Olympics due to the boycott but returned to compete in the 1988 Summer Olympics where he finished in third in the individual competition and fifth in the team event. Four years later competing for the Unified team finishing eleventh in the individual event and eighth in the team event.

As the President of Russian Archery Federation, Yesheyev helped pick up Russian archery team for 2008 Summer Olympics that raised Russia's world ranking during the team event and brought back to Russia Bair Badënov's bronze (the next national Olympic bronze in archery after Yesheyev's).