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Ivan Biakov

Full name: Ivan Ivanovych Biakov
Original name: Іван Іванович Бяков
Other name(s): Ivan Ivanovich Byakov, Иван Иванович Бяков
Gender: Male
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
Weight: 146 lbs (66 kg)
Born: September 21, 1944 in Isakovtsy, Kirov, Russia
Died: November 4, 2009 in Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine
Affiliations: Trud Kirovo-Chepetsk/Avangard Kiyev
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 2 Gold (2 Total)

Biography

Ivan Byakov made his international début at the 1972 Olympics, where he was 12th in the 20 km race and won a gold medal as a member of the Soviet relay team. Byakov never competed at the World Championships, but was selected to the 1976 Soviet Olympic team and won his second Olympic gold, again in the relay race. Domestically Byakov won one Soviet title, in the 1973 20 km. After his competitive career Byakov worked as a biathlon coach in Ukraine, also serving as the head coach of both the Ukrainian national senior and junior biathlon teams. From 1992 to 1998 Byakov was the first president of the Ukrainan Biathlon Federation, and was also a member of the Ukrainan Olympic Committee. At the time of his death Byakov was the member of Ukrainian Biathlon Federation's board of directors.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Winter 27 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Soviet Union URS 12
1972 Winter 27 Sapporo Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1976 Winter 31 Innsbruck Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1972 Winter 27 Sapporo Biathlon Soviet Union Final Standings 12 1-20:42.78 3 1-17:42.78 28 0 17:46.40 7 2 36:47.48 19 1 54:07.94 20 0 1-11:54.86 11

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M ES S1M S1ES S2M S2ES ET ER
1972 Winter 27 Sapporo Biathlon Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 28:15.90 1 3 1 3 0 0 1-23:58.90 1
1976 Winter 31 Innsbruck Biathlon Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 30:16.79 0 0 0 1-00:04.23 1