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Yevgeny Belyayev

Full name: Yevgeny Prokopyevich Belyayev
Original name: Евгений Прокопьевич Беляев
Gender: Male
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
Weight: 201 lbs (91 kg)
Born: March 20, 1954 in Kirovsk, Murmansk, Russia
Died: March 17, 2003
Affiliations: Trud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Yevgeny Belyayev made his international début at the 1976 Olympic Games where he won silver in the 15 km, bronze in the relay and was 38th in 50 km. At the 1978 World Championships he won two silvers – in the 15 and 50 km – and was fourth in the relay. At the 1980 Olympic Games Belyayev placed fifth at 15 km, sixth at 50 km and 11th over 30 km before winning a gold medal as a member of the Soviet relay team. Domestically he won three Soviet titles – in 1978 and 1981 over 50 km and in 1983 in the relay. Later Belyayev worked in the Baltika beer factory.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 38
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Soviet Union URS 5
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Soviet Union URS 11
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 6
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 2 44:01.10 21:23.67 3 32:29.53 3
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 5 42:46.02 13:47.20 11 26:18.27 4

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 11 1-30:35.32 28:55.88 6 45:24.88 8 59:14.17 9

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 38 2-54:00.55 47:18.99 18 1-20:45.32 27 2-15:47.36 37
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 6 2-31:21.19 36:33.16 5 51:54.17 11 1-14:34.04 10 2-08:37.84 6

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1976 Winter 21 Innsbruck Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 35:53.69 35:53.69 10
1980 Winter 25 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 29:21.78 1-28:35.76 1