Full name: Ivan Pavlovych Bieliaiev
Original name: Іван Павлович Бєляєв
Other name(s): Ivan Pavlovich Belyayev, Иван Павлович Беляев
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: February 8, 1935 in Kharkiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Affiliations: Avangard Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk (UKR)
Country: Soviet Union
Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)
The best year as an athlete for Ukrainian steeplechaser Ivan Bieliaiev was undoubtedly 1964. In that year he won his only Soviet title and was selected for the Soviet Olympic team. At the Olympics, Bieliaiev won a bronze medal behind Gaston Roelants and Maurice Herriott. Those Olympics were the only major international tournament in which he participated. Besides his 1964 national title, Bieliaiev won bronze at the 1967 Soviet Championships.
Personal Best\: 3000S – 8:29.6 (1965).
|1964 Summer||29||Tokyo||Athletics||Men's 3,000 metres Steeplechase||Soviet Union||URS||3||Bronze|
|1964 Summer||29||Tokyo||Athletics||Soviet Union||Final||3||8:33.8|
|1964 Summer||29||Tokyo||Athletics||Soviet Union||Round One||Heat One||2||QU||8:42.0|