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Anatoliy Bondarchuk

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Nationality  Soviet Union
Club  Koos Kiev
Height  1.83 m
Event(s)  Hammer throw
Role  Coach

Sport  Athletics
Name  Anatoliy Bondarchuk
Country  Soviet Union
Personal best(s)  77.42 m (1976)
Weight  113 kg
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Born  31 May 1940 (age 75) (1940-05-31) Starokostiantyniv, Ukraine
Education  Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Olympic medals  Athletics at the 1972 Summer Olympics - Men's Hammer Throw
Similar People  Yuriy Sedykh, Dylan Armstrong, Kibwe Johnson

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Anatoliy Pavlovych Bondarchuk (Ukrainian: Анатолій Павлович Бондарчук, born 31 May 1940) is a retired Soviet hammer thrower, who is regarded as the most accomplished hammer throw coach of all time. He is also a noted as the author of the two-volume book Transfer of Training, which was translated from Russian to English by Michael Yessis.

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As an athlete, Bondarchuk accumulated numerous international awards and honors throughout a long career. Beginning the hammer throw at a late age of 24, he won his first international title at the 1969 European Championships. Near the end of the season, Bondarchuk set two world records in the event. Bondarchuk remained among the world's elite for several years and won the gold medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics while setting an Olympic Record of 75.50 meters. Four years later, he earned the bronze medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics. For his Olympic achievements Bondarchuk was awarded the Order of the Badge of Honour in 1972 and the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1976.

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Despite his athletic success, Bondarchuk is better known as a coach. He began coaching while competing himself, and has since worked with medal-winning athletes at five Olympic Games. His most famous trainee is two-time Olympic champion and current hammer world record holder Yuri Sedykh. Bondarchuck is currently living and coaching in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada, where he guided Canadian shot put record holder Dylan Armstrong to a fourth-place finish at the 2008 Summer Olympics. His trainees in hammer throw include Canadian record holder Sultana Frizell, former Canadian record holders Jennifer Joyce and Crystal Smith, Megann Rodhe, U.S. champion Kibwe Johnson, Caymanian record holder Michael Letterlough, Swiss champion Martin Bingisser and 2012 Canadian Olympian Justin Rodhe.

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References

Anatoliy Bondarchuk Wikipedia


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