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Aleksandr Aksinin

Full name: Aleksandr Timofeyevich Aksinin
Original name: Александр Тимофеевич Аксинин
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 148 lbs (67 kg)
Born: November 4, 1954 in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Primarily known as a relay runner, Aleksandr Aksinin made his international début at the 1976 Montréal Olympics, where he won a bronze medal with the Soviet 4x100 m relay team. In 1977, he won gold at the Universiade as a member of Soviet sprint relay team and at the 1978 European Championships, he added another bronze in the short relay. At the 1980 Moskva Olympics, Aksinin was fourth in the 100 metres and ran the third leg on the gold medal winning Soviet 4x100 m relay team. Aksinin ended his sprint career after the 1982 European Championships, where he won gold in the relay. He was Soviet 200 metre champion in 1976 and 4x100 m champion in 1974, 1978, and 1980.

Personal Best: 100 – 9.9 (1980).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Men's 100 metres Soviet Union URS 7 h2 r3/4
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Men's 100 metres Soviet Union URS 4
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 100 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 7 10.50 8
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat One 4 QU 10.55 2
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Five 3 QU 10.60 2
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final 4 10.42 2
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat One 3 QU 10.45 3
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Three 1 QU 10.29 3
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Three 1 QU 10.26 7

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 3 38.78 7
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Semi-Finals Heat Two 3 QU 39.36 2
1976 Summer 21 Montréal Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat Two 3 QU 39.98 3
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 1 38.26 6
1980 Summer 25 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat One 1 QU 38.68 2
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