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Igor Lapshin

Full name: Igor Olegovich Lapshin
Original name: Игорь Олегович Лапшин
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2 (189 cm)
Weight: 163 lbs (74 kg)
Born: August 8, 1963 in Minsk, Minsk, Belarus
Affiliations: Spartak Minsk, Minsk (BLR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

Biography

Igor Lapshin was one of the top triple jumpers of the world in the late 1980s. He won a 1988 Olympic silver, a 1990 European Indoor title, a 1991 World Indoor, and a 1989 Universiade gold, adding a 1990 European Championships bronze. After the fall of the Soviet Union, he continued to compete for a few seasons, but with less success. Representing the newly independent Belarus, Lapshin competed at the 1993 Worlds, but did not get out of qualifying. After finishing his sports career, Lapshin worked as an athletics coach, serving as coach of the Belorussian national team.

Personal Best\: TJ – 17.69 (1988).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Men's Triple Jump Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2 17.52
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round One 4 16.75
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Two 4 17.09 17.09
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Three 4 foul 17.09
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Four 4 foul 17.09
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Five 4 foul 17.09
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Six NP 17.52
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 1 QU 17.37
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B 1 17.37
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round One 1 17.37
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round Two 1 pass 17.37
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group B Round Three NP pass
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