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Anatoly Starostin

Full name: Anatoly Vasilevich Starostin
Original name: Анатолий Васильевич Старостин
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (177 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: January 18, 1960 in Dushanbe, Nohijahoi Tobei Çumhuri, Tajikistan
Affiliations: Dynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union, EUN Unified Team
Sport: Modern Pentathlon

Medals: 2 Gold, 1 Silver (3 Total)

Biography

Anatoly Starostin was one of the best Soviet modern pentathletes in the 1980s. Competing in two Olympics 12 years apart, Starostin won two golds in 1980, while adding a team silver in 1992. Starostin was also World individual champion in 1983 and a team champion four times (1982, 1983, 1985 and 1990). In addition he also won individual silvers in 1982, 1985, 1990, team silver in 1989 and one team bronze in 1979 at the World Championships. Starostin also won the 1989 European team title. While very successful in international competition, Starostin was less so in domestic competitions, winning his only Soviet title in 1979. At the 1986 World Championships, Starostin also finished in first position, but was later caught with a doping positive for a β-blocker and was disqualified, resulting him also missing the 1987 and 1988 seasons. After his sporting career, Starostin became a modern pentathlon coach.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Soviet Union URS 1 Gold
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Men's Individual Unified Team EUN 4
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Men's Team Unified Team EUN 2 Silver

Men's Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank PTS T TP OP WUP W P S
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Final Standings 1 5,568
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Riding 13 1,068 2:00.9 2 30 0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Fencing 4T 1,000 29 0
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Shooting 2 1,110 0 199
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Swimming 10 1,216 3:27.418
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union Running 8 1,174 13:17.2
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Final Standings 4 5,347
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Fencing 9T 864 38 0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Swimming 32 1,236 3:24.7
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Shooting 9T 1,120 0 190
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Running 31 1,117 13:36.0
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team Riding 22 1,010 1:33.1 0 90 0

Men's Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP IP
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 16,126 5,568
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Riding 2 3,194 1,068
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Fencing 2 2,896 1,000
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Shooting 7 2,956 1,110
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Swimming 4 3,552 1,216
1980 Summer 20 Moskva Modern Pentathlon Soviet Union URS Running 1 3,528 1,174
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Final Standings 2 15,924 5,347
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Fencing 6T 2,490 864
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Swimming 4 3,760 1,236
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Shooting 2 3,345 1,120
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Running 2 3,573 1,117
1992 Summer 32 Barcelona Modern Pentathlon Unified Team EUN Riding 8 2,756 1,010