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Anatoly Mikhaylov

Full name: Anatoly Arkadyevich Mikhaylov
Original name: Анатолий Аркадьевич Михайлов
Gender: Male
Height: 6-0 (183 cm)
Weight: 179 lbs (81 kg)
Born: November 14, 1936 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: Zenit St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg (RUS) / Trud Leningrad, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

Anatoly Mikhaylov was the leading Soviet high hurdler in the late 1950s and early 1960s. During his career, Mikhaylov won Olympic bronze in 1964, was the 1962 European Champion, and won bronze at the 1958 European Championships. He also competed at the 1956 and 1960 Olympics, failing to reach either final, and at the 1966 European Championships, where he was fourth. Mikhaylov won gold at the 1961 Summer Universiade with the Soviet 4x100 relay team and won high hurdles silver at the 1963 Universiade.

Mikhaylov was a Soviet Champion 13 times – 110 hurdles in 1957-66; 200 hurdles in 1960-61; and 4x100 relay in 1961. Mikhaylov graduated from the Leningrad Institute of Motion-Picture Engineers (now St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television) in 1965 and after 1966 worked as a design engineer with Leningrad Optical Mechanical Association (LOMO), the leading Soviet manufacturer of advanced optical instruments, medical equipment and cameras. He was also a sports instructor at the LOMO’s sports club and coached young children at a local sports school in St. Petersburg.

Personal Best\: 110H – 13.78 (1964).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Soviet Union URS 4 h3 r1/3
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Soviet Union URS AC h2 r3/4
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Men's 110 metres Hurdles Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's 110 metres Hurdles

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(H) T(A) L
1956 Summer 20 Melbourne Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Three 4 14.5 14.63
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two AC DNF
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Three 2 QU 13.9 14.02
1960 Summer 23 Roma Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Six 1 QU 14.4 14.53
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Soviet Union Final 3 13.7 13.78 8
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 13.9w 13.90w
1964 Summer 27 Tokyo Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Three 1 QU 14.1 14,13
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