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Yury Salnikov

Full name: Yury Grigoryevich Salnikov
Original name: Юрий Григорьевич Сальников
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (176 cm)
Weight: 161 lbs (73 kg)
Born: June 6, 1950 in Tovuz, Tovuz, Azerbaijan
Affiliations: Urozhay Rostov-na-Donu
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Equestrianism

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

The 1980 equestrian games were not a top competition, like the other Olympic Games, because almost all the top riders missed the competition due to the boycott. In the eventing competition, the Soviets were favored in both the individual and team competition, as in the other equestrian events at the 1980 Olympics, but did not meet expectations. The Soviets were upset by Italian Federico Roman Euro, so Yury Salnikov had to settle with an individual bronze behind his compatriot Aleksandr Blinov, while taking gold in the team event. Besides his two Olympic medals, Salnikov won a team silver at the 1973 European Championships and was Soviet champion in 1973, 1978 and 1981. After finishing his sporting career in 1985, Salnikov worked as an eventing coach in Rostov-on-Don.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Soviet Union URS 8
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Soviet Union URS 5
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Mixed Three-Day Event, Team Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Mixed Three-Day Event, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS SJF STP CCJF CCTP JF TF
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union Rumpel Final Standings 8 -189.46
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union Rumpel Dressage 19T -86.66
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union Rumpel Cross-Country 14 -102.80 0 -15.2 0 -87.6
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union Rumpel Jumping 1T 0.00 0 0.00
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union Pintset Final Standings 3 -151.60
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union Pintset Dressage 4T -53.00
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union Pintset Cross-Country 3 -93.60 0 -1.6 -20 -72.0
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union Pintset Jumping 5T -5.00 5 0.00

Mixed Three-Day Event, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Horse Phase Unit Rank PTS
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Rumpel Final Standings 5 -189.46
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Rumpel Dressage 6 -86.66
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Rumpel Cross-Country 6 -102.80
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Rumpel Jumping 3T -20.00
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Pintset Final Standings 1 -151.60
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Pintset Dressage 2 -53.00
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Pintset Cross-Country 1 -93.60
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Equestrianism Soviet Union URS Pintset Jumping 1 -5.00