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Nikolay Sidorov

Full name: Nikolay Aleksandrovich Sidorov
Original name: Николай Александрович Сидоров
Gender: Male
Height: 6-2.5 (190 cm)
Weight: 185 lbs (84 kg)
Born: November 23, 1956 in Moscow, Moskva, Russia
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

At the 1980 Moskva Olympics, Nikolay Sidorov was eliminated in the semifinal of the 200 metres and ran the second leg for the Soviet’s gold medal winning 4x100 m relay team. At the 1982 European Championships, Sidorov was fifth in the 100 and won gold medal with the sprint relay. He also participated in the first World Championships in 1983, where he was eliminated in the 100 heats and won a bronze medal in the 4x100 m relay. Sidorov missed the 1984 Olympics due to the Soviet boycott, but won a sprint relay gold at the 1984 Friendship Games, a replacement games contested by the Soviet Union and other Eastern European countries that boycotted the 1984 Olympics. Sidorov was Soviet 100 metre champion in 1980-81. After finishing his sporting career, he worked as an athletics coach in Moskva.

Personal Bests: 100 – 10.32 (1982); 200 – 20.79 (1982).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Men's 200 metres Soviet Union URS 7 h2 r3/4
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay Soviet Union URS 1 Gold

Men's 200 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 7 21.17 1
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Quarter-Finals Heat Four 2 QU 20.83 2
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Round One Heat Eight 3 QU 21.15 2

Men's 4 × 100 metres Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T(A) L
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union URS Final 1 38.26 6
1980 Summer 23 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union URS Round One Heat One 1 QU 38.68 2
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