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Viktor Bryzgin

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameViktor Arkadyevich•Bryzgin
Used nameViktor•Bryzgin
Original nameВиктор Аркадьевич•Брызгин
Other namesViktor Arkadiyovych Bryzhin, Віктор Аркадійович Бризгін
Born22 August 1962 in Luhansk, Luhansk (UKR)
Measurements181 cm / 79 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Luhansk, Luhansk (UKR)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Ukraine


Viktor Bryzgin made his international championship début at the inaugural World Championships in 1983, where he reached the quarterfinal of the 100 metres and won a bronze as a member of the Soviet 4x100 m relay. At the 1986 European Championships and 1987 Worlds, Bryzgin made the finals of the 100, without medaling, but won gold in the 4x100 relay at the Europeans and silver in the relay at the Worlds.

At the 1988 Seoul Olympics Bryzgin ran the opening leg for the Soviet 4x100 relay team that won the gold medal. Bryzgin made his last appearance at an international athletics championship at the 1991 Worlds, where he finished seventh with the Soviet 4x100 m relay team. He was also Soviet 100 metre champion title in 1986. His wife Olga Bryzgina was a notable athlete, winner of two gold medals at the 1988 Olympics, and their daughter, Yelyzaveta Bryzhina, was a Ukrainian sprinter who won two medals at the 2010 European Championships and a 4x100 m relay bronze at the 2012 Olympics.

Personal Best: 100 – 10.11 (1986).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1988 Summer Olympics Athletics URS UKR Viktor Bryzgin
4 × 100 metres Relay, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold

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