Ivan TIKHON

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Athlete personal details which are given in the second column

Born24 July 1976Age
GenderMale
Height186 cm Weight110 kg
Club / TeamДинамо

Biography

World Champion in 2003 & 2007, but with an extensive portfolio of doping misdemeanours. He was stripped of the 2005 title, the 2004 Olympic silver and 2006 European title.

and also his near world record of 86.73 in 2005.

Disqualified pb: 86.73 -05 (at the time, just one centimetre below the 1986 world record on Yuriy Sedykh). 1 under-23 ECH 97; 6 WSG 2001; 1 WCH 2003/2007 (97-fouled out final, 2001/2005/2015-dq); 1 WSG 2003 (2001-6); dq WCP 2006 ; 2 ECH 2016 (980dnq, 2002-9, 2006-dq); 2 OLY 2016 (2000-4, 2004-dq, 2008-3). 1 Belarusian 2000/2001/2003/2004/2008/2016. 1.86/110kg.

For 18 months in 2008-2010 his was stripped of his 2008 Olympic bronze medal after failing a doping control test. He appealed the decision with the Court of Arbitration for Sport and won, on the grounds that the testing process was sub-standard. He did not compete again until May 2012, but his entry to the Olympics that year was withdrawn when it emerged that he had failed re-tests of samples from Athens 2004 & Helsinki 2005. He was ultimately stripped of the medals he won at those championships and others in 2004-2006, and suspended in 2012-2014.

In 2018: 2 Minsk International .

DateDiscipline
2 World Titles 2003Hammer Throw
2007Hammer Throw
Olympic Silver Medallist 2016Hammer Throw
Olympic Bronze Medallist 2008Hammer Throw
European Silver Medallist 2016Hammer Throw
4th at Olympic Games 2000Hammer Throw
European U23 Champion 1997Hammer Throw
World University Games Champion 2003Hammer Throw
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Hammer Throw184.5109 Jul 2008GrodnoOutdoor
Athlete Major results, first column show the competition, the second the rank, then location and discipline
DisciplineRankResultDateLocationCategory
Hammer Throw675.7907 Aug 2018BerlinOutdoor