79 kg (174 lb)
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| Radion aksanovich Gataullin|
Radion Aksanovich Gataullin
November 23, 1965 (age 50) (1965-11-23) Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union
Athletics at the 1988 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault
Radion Gataullin Wikipedia
Radion Aksanovich Gataullin (Russian: Радио́н Аксанович Гатау́ллин; born on 23 November 1965) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the Soviet Union and later Russia. He is the 1988 Olympic silver medallist, the 1987 World bronze medallist, a two-time European champion and a two-time World Indoor champion.
Born in in Tashkent, Uzbek SSR, Soviet Union), Gautaullin trained at Burevestnik in Tashkent and represented the USSR and later Russia. He is of Tatar origin.
His personal best jump was 6.02 (indoors) and 6.00 metres (outdoors), and he became the second pole vaulter to break the 6 metre barrier after Sergey Bubka. He was the first vaulter to clear 6.00m indoors.
He later became the national pole vault coach of Russia. His younger brother Ruslan Gataullin has represented Russia in the long jump. He is married to Tatyana Reshetnikova, an Olympic hurdler for Russia.