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Vladimir Krylov

Full name: Vladimir Valentinovich Krylov
Original name: Владимир Валентинович Крылов
Gender: Male
Height: 6'0" (184 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: February 26, 1964 in Sengiley, Ulyanovsk, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Ulyanovsk, Ulyanovsk (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Vladimir Krylov was the best Soviet all-around sprinter at the end of the 1980s. He made his international début at the 1985 IAAF World Cup, where he finished fifth in the 400. At the 1986 European Championships, Krylov surprisingly won the 200 and was third with the 4x400 relay team. At the 1987 World Championships, he was fifth in the 200 and was a member of the silver medal-winning Soviet 4x100 team. At the 1988 Olympics Krylov reached the 100 semis, but did not start there. He was also a member of the Soviet 4x100 relay, which won the gold medal in the United States’ absence. Krylov made his final international start at the 1990 European Championships, where he finished seventh in the 100. Domestically, Krylov won six Soviet titles, the 100 in 1990, the 200 in 1986/88, and the 400 in 1984-86.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.13 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Men's 100 metres Soviet Union URS 1 h10r1/4
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Two 3 QC 10.26 4
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Ten 1 QU 10.34 5

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 1 38.19 4
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 38.55
1988 Summer 24 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Two 1 QU 38.82