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Yevgeny Gavrilenko

Full name: Yevgeny Mikhaylovich Gavrilenko
Original name: Евгений Михайлович Гавриленко
Gender: Male
Height: 6-1.5 (187 cm)
Weight: 168 lbs (76 kg)
Born: April 5, 1951 in Homel, Homel, Belarus
Affiliations: Dynamo Homel, Homel (BLR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Yevgeny Gavrilenko was the top Soviet 400 hurdler in the 1970s and was on the Soviet national team from 1971-78. Gavrilenko won bronze at the 1976 Olympics and 1974 European Championships. He also competed at the 1972 Olympics, placing sixth, and the 1971 Europeans, where he was fifth. Gavrilenko was the Soviet 400 hurdles champion in 1972 and 1974-76. Injuries forced him to retire from sports in 1979, and he missed the 1980 Moskva Olympics. After finishing his sports career, Gavrilenko worked as a children’s coach and prison guard in Belarus. He also tried his hand in business, exporting glass products and selling sports equipment.

Personal Best\: 400H – 49.02 (1976).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Soviet Union URS 6T
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Men's 400 metres Hurdles Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 6 h2 r1/2

Men's 400 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Soviet Union Final 6T 49.66 2
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 49.34 6
1972 Summer 21 München Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Five 1 QU 49.73 8
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Final 3 49.45 8
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 2 QU 49.73 7
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Three 2 QU 50.93 6

Men's 4 × 400 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A)
1976 Summer 25 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Two 6 3:07.72
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