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Aleksandr Makarov

Full name: Aleksandr Fyodorovich Makarov
Original name: Александр Фёдорович Макаров
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (184 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: February 11, 1951 in Kasimov, Ryazan, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Related Olympians: Father-in-law of Oksana Ovchinnikova; Father of Sergey Makarov.

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)

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Biography

During his career, which lasted from 1970 until 1982, Aleksandr Makarov was under the shadow of two Soviet-Latvian javelin throwers Jānis Lūsis and Dainis Kūla, who dominated javelin throwing in the 1970s and early 1980s. Makarov competed at the 1980 Olympics, winning a silver medal. He added a bronze at the 1979 European Cup, and competed at the 1971, 1974, and 1982 Europeans, with a best finish of sixth in 1974. Makarov won his only Soviet title in 1974. He worked as an athletics coach after finishing his sports career. His son Sergey also became a top-level javelin thrower, who won Olympic bronzes at the 2000 and 2004 Olympics.

Personal Best\: JT – 89.64 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Men's Javelin Throw Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's Javelin Throw

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 2 89.64
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round One 3 85.84
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Two 3 83.48 85.84
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Three 4 foul 85.84
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Four 4 84.40 85.84
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Five 2 88.04 88.04
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Six NP 89.64
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 6 QU 83.32
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round One 3 83.32
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round Two 5 pass 83.32
1980 Summer 29 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Round Three NP pass
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