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Boris Yakovlev

Full name: Boris Aleksandrovich Yakovlev
Original name: Борис Александрович Яковлев
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8 (173 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: July 16, 1945 in Petrovsk, Saratov, Russia
Died: June 23, 2014
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Athletics


Boris Yakovlev was a race walker who specialized in the 20 km. He competed at the 1969, 1971, and 1978 European Championships, placing seventh, seventh, and fourth, respectively. Yakovlev was runner-up at the 1979 Lugano Trophy in 1-19:46 on a short course. He competed at the 1980 Olympics in the 50 km, but was disqualified. Yakovlev later became a national walking coach.

Personal Best\: 50kmW – 3-51:43 (1982).


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1980 Summer 35 Moskva Athletics Men's 50 kilometres Walk Soviet Union URS AC DQ

Men's 50 kilometres Walk

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank
1980 Summer 35 Moskva Athletics Soviet Union Final Standings AC DQ
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