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Iurii Georgievich Sedvkh

athlete

Iurii Sedvkh, USSR Athlete.

Background

Sedvkh, Iurii was born on May 11, 1955 in Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast’.

Education

Studied at the Kiev Institute of Physical Culture.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (track and field athletics), 1976. With Kiev Burevestnik. USSR champion, 1976, 1978.

Olympic champion, 1976 (hammer-throwing). European champion, 1978.