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Aleksandr Yelizarov

Full name: Aleksandr Matveyevich Yelizarov
Original name: Александр Матвеевич Елизаров
Gender: Male
Born: March 7, 1952 in Vyazovka, Penza, Russia
Affiliations: Trud Moskva oblast, (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Biathlon

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Aleksandr Yelizarov made his international début at the 1975 World Championships when he won silvers in the 10 km and the relay. In 1976 he won an Olympic gold in the relay, Olympic bronze at 20 km, and another World Championship silver at 10 km. Yelizarov made his last international appearance at the 1977 World Championships, where he won his only World title in the relay and won a bronze in the 10 km. Domestically he won two Soviet titles in 1973 and 1975, both over 10 km. After his sporting career Yelizarov worked as a biathlon coach and now owns a sports equipment chain store in Russia.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Biathlon Men's 20 kilometres Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Biathlon Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 20 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank AT P ST SR S1P S1T S1R S2P S2T S2R S3P S3T S3R S4P S4T S4R
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Biathlon Soviet Union Final Standings 3 1-16:05.57 3 1-13:05.57 3 1 16:39.68 16 0 33:55.85 7 0 50:47.99 4 2 1-10:13.23 3

Men's 4 × 7.5 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T M S1M S2M ET ER
1976 Winter 23 Innsbruck Biathlon Soviet Union URS Final Standings 1 29:47.44 0 0 0 29:47.44 1