Full name: Viktor Sergeyevich Melantev
Original name: Виктор Сергеевич Мелантьев
Height: 6'5" (195 cm)
Weight: 209 lbs (95 kg)
Born: June 2, 1986 in Bryukhovetskaya, Krasnodar Kray, Russia
Viktor Melantev had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships\: 1st 2009 C1 4×200 m (with Ivan Shtyl and the non-Olympians Yevgeny Ignatov and Nikolay Lipkin), 1st 2011 C1 4×200 m (with Ivan Shtyl, Aleksey Korovashkov, and the non-Olympian Yevgeny Ignatov), 1st 2013 C2 500 m (with Ivan Shtyl), 1st 2013 C1 4×200 m (with Ivan Shtyl and the non-Olympians Andrey Kraitor and Andrey Ganin), 2nd 2009 C4 200 m (with Sergey Ulegin, Aleksandr Kostoglod, and the non-Olympian Nikolay Lipkin), 2nd 2011 C2 200 m (with the non-Olympian Nikolay Lipkin), 2nd 2013 C2 1000 m (with Ilya Pervukhin), 3rd 2009 C2 1000 m (with the non-Olympian Nikolay Lipkin).
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