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Igor Astapkovich

Full name: Igor Vyacheslavovich Astapkovich
Original name: Игорь Вячеславович Астапкович
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3.5 (192 cm)
Weight: 265 lbs (120 kg)
Born: January 4, 1963 in Navapolatsk, Vitebsk, Belarus
Affiliations: Minsk / RTsFVS Hrodna
Country: EUN Unified Team, BLR Belarus
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Husband of Irina Yatchenko.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

For nearly two decades, Igor Astapkovich was one of the world’s top hammer throwers, finishing in the top 10 in almost every competition he entered. He won titles at the 1987 and 1989 Universiade, the 1990 European Championships and Goodwill Games, and the 1991 European Cup. Astapkovich competed at four Olympics, winning silver in 1992 and bronze in 2000, and at seven World Championships (1991-2003), winning three silvers in 1991, 1993, and 1995. He also won silver medals at the 1993 European Championships and the 1996 Grand Prix Final.

Astapkovich won Soviet titles in 1989 and 1990, the 1992 CIS title, and the 1997 Belarus title. He retired from sports after the 2004 Olympics, later working as an athletics coach in Belarus, and married 2000 Olympics discus throw bronze medalist Irina Yatchenko.

Personal Best\: HT – 84.62 (1992).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Unified Team EUN 2 Silver
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Belarus BLR 7
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Belarus BLR 3 Bronze
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Men's Hammer Throw Belarus BLR 9

Men's Hammer Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD SBMD
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round 2 81.96
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round One 1 80.02
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Two 2 foul 80.02
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Three 1 81.80 81.80
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Four 2 78.08 81.80
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Five 2 81.70 81.80
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Six NP 81.96
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round 5 QU 76.50
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A 2 76.50
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 76.50
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 76.50
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round 7 78.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round One 4 76.38
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Two 3 78.20 78.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Three 5 foul 78.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Four 5 76.62 78.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Five 5 77.38 78.20
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Six NP foul
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round 2 QU 78.52
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B 2 78.52
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round One 2 76.00
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 78.52 78.52
1996 Summer 33 Atlanta Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round 3 79.17 79.06
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round One 7 74.98
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Two 10 foul 74.98
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Three 8 77.08 77.08
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Four 8 foul 77.08
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Five 4 79.17 79.17 77.08
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Six NP 79.06
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round 1 QU 79.81
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B 1 79.81
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 79.81
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 79.81
2000 Summer 37 Sydney Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Final Round 9 76.22
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Final Round Round One NP foul
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Two NP foul NM
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Final Round Round Three 9 76.22 76.22
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round 7 QC 76.88
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group A 2 76.88
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group A Round One 2 76.70
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 2 76.08 76.70
2004 Summer 41 Athina Athletics Belarus Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 76.88
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