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Valentin Gavrilov

Full name: Valentin Aleksandrovich Gavrilov
Original name: Валентин Александрович Гаврилов
Gender: Male
Height: 6-3 (191 cm)
Weight: 165 lbs (75 kg)
Born: July 26, 1946 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Valentin Gavrilov was the top Soviet high jumping star after Valery Brumel, who still is considered one of the greatest high jumpers of all-time. Gavrilov came to prominence in 1965 as a 19-year-old, when he won his first title. He then competed at the 1966 European Championships, where he was seventh. Gavrilov won an Olympic bronze in 1968, was European Champion in 1969 and European indoor champion in 1969 and 1970, while taking silver at the 1968 European Indoor Championships. Gavrilov also won the Summer Universiade gold in 1970 and bronze in 1973. Besides his 1965 Soviet title, he won two more titles in 1967 and 1969, and two silvers in 1966 and 1970. Gavrilov also competed at the 1971 European Championships, where he placed 10th.

Personal Best\: HJ – 2.21 (1969).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Men's High Jump Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze OR

Men's High Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank BHC MBHC TMBHC TABHC C/F/P
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 3 OR 2.20 0 0 8
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.00 metres 1T o 0 0 1 2.00
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.03 metres 6 o 0 0 2 2.03
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.06 metres 6 o 0 0 3 2.06
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.09 metres 8 o 0 0 4 2.09
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.12 metres 1 o 0 0 5 2.12
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.14 metres 3 o 0 0 6 2.14
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.16 metres 1 o 0 0 7 2.16
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.18 metres 3 p 0 0 7 2.16
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.20 metres 2 OR o 0 0 8 2.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2.22 metres 3 xxx 0 0 8 2.20
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 10 QC 2.12 0 1 6
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 7 2.12 0 1 6
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 1.95 metres NP p 0 0 0 NH
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.00 metres 1T o 0 0 1 2.00
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.03 metres 6 xo 1 1 3 2.03
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.06 metres 13 o 0 1 4 2.06
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.09 metres 8 o 0 1 5 2.09
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.12 metres 5 o 0 1 6 2.12
1968 Summer 22 Ciudad de México Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 2.14 metres 7 xxx 0 1 6 2.12
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