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Aleksandr Zavyalov

Full name: Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Zavyalov
Original name: Александр Александрович Завьялов
Gender: Male
Height: 5'9" (174 cm)
Weight: 152 lbs (69 kg)
Born: June 2, 1955 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Affiliations: WS Moskva
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cross Country Skiing

Medals: 2 Silver, 1 Bronze (3 Total)

Biography

Aleksandr Zavyalov made his international début at the 1978 Winter Universiade, where he won golds in the 30 km and relay. Next Zavyalov competed at the 1980 Winter Olympics, where he won bronze at 50K and was seventh in the 15 km. In 1980-81 Zavyalov won the World Cup, which he repeated in 1982-83. In 1982 Zavyalov competed at his only World Championships and won a gold in the relay, was second in the 15 km and was sixth at both 30 and 50 km. Zavyalov made his last international appearance at the 1984 Winter Olympics where he won silvers in both the 30 km and relay, was seventh at 50 km and 16th in the 15 km. Domestically Zavyalov won three Soviet titles – in 1983 at 30 km and in 1979 and 1982 in the relay. After his sporting career Zavyalov worked as a sports administrator and later served as President of the Russian Skiing Federation.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Winter 24 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Soviet Union URS 7
1980 Winter 24 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 15 kilometres Soviet Union URS 16
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 30 kilometres Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 50 kilometres Soviet Union URS 7
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay Soviet Union URS 2 Silver

Men's 15 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R
1980 Winter 24 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 7 43:00.81 13:46.82 9 26:37.12 12
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 16 42:59.0 18:28.1 14 30:46.1 8

Men's 30 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 2 1-29:23.3 21:37.7 2 44:07.9 2 1-06:36.0 2

Men's 50 kilometres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T I1T I1R I2T I2R I3T I3R I4T I4R
1980 Winter 24 Lake Placid Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 3 2-30:51.52 35:26.67 1 50:08.43 1 1-12:35.26 1 2-06:19.78 2
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union Final Standings 7 2-20:27.6 22:44.2 3 55:59.3 5 1-32:53.7 6 2-07:08.4 7

Men's 4 × 10 kilometres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T ET ER
1984 Winter 28 Sarajevo Cross Country Skiing Soviet Union URS Final Standings 2 28:25.1 57:22.7 1
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