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Anatoly Alyabyev

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Sport  Biathlon
Seasons  5 (1977/78–1981/82)
Teams  2 (1981, 1982)

Teams  1 (1980)
Club  SKA St. Petersburg
Name  Anatoly Alyabyev
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Full name  Anatoly Nikolayevich Alyabyev
Born  12 December 1951 (age 63) (1951-12-12) Danilkovo, Velsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast, RSFSR, Soviet Union
Olympic medals  Biathlon at the 1980 Winter Olympics – Relay
Similar People  Vladimir Alikin, Vladimir Barnachov, Frank Ullrich, Peter Angerer, Klaus Siebert

Anatoly Nikolayevich Alyabyev (Russian: Анато́лий Никола́евич Аля́бьев; born 12 December 1951) is a former Soviet biathlete.


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Life and career

Alyabyev was born in the village of Danilkovo, Velsky District, Arkhangelsk Oblast. He initially trained at Children and Youth Sport School of Spartak in Vologda, but competed as a senior while training at the Armed Forces sports society in Leningrad. At the 1980 Olympics he was, together with Frank Ullrich the dominant biathlete taking gold medals in the 20 km and on the relay and bronze in the 10 km. Alyabyev best season came in 1980–1981, when he became second overall.

Alyabyev was awarded Order of the Red Banner of Labour (1980). He graduated from Lesgaft Military Institute of Physical Culture in 1981 and defended a dissertation for the Candidate of Pedagogical Science degree in 1997.

Biathlon results

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.

Olympic Games

3 medals (2 gold, 1 bronze)

World Championships

2 medals (2 bronze)

*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.

Individual victories

2 victories (1 In, 1 Sp)

*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.


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