Gennadiy Bliznetsov


Gennady Alexeyevich Bliznetsov (Russian: Генна́дий Алексе́евич Близнецо́в) (given birth to in 1941 in Kharkiv) is certainly a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR. He educated at Burevestnik and afterwards at the MILITARY sports culture in Kharkov.


Year Competition Place Position Records 1963 Universiade Pôrto Alegre, Brazil 1st 4.60m CR 1964 Olympic Video games Tokyo, Japan 5th 1965 Universiade Budapest, Hungary 2nd 1966 Western european Indoor Video games Dortmund, Western world Germany 1st 4.90m 1967 Western european Indoor Games Prague, Czechoslovakia 2nd 4.90m 1968 Western european Indoor Games Madrid, Spain 2nd 5.10m Olympic Video games Mexico Town, Mexico 6th 1969 Euro Indoor Video games Belgrade, Yugoslavia 2nd 5.10 m