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Iurii Konstantinovich Zaitsev

athlete

Iurii Zaitsev, USSR Athlete.

Background

Zaitsev, Iurii was born on January 17, 1951 in the village of Pobedino, Sakhalin Oblast’.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (heavy athletics), 1976. With Temirtau Enbek. Student at the Karaganda Pedagogical Institute. USSR champion, 1976. World champion, 1976 and 1978.

Olympic champion, 1976. European champion, 1978 and 1979.