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Maksim Opalev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 1
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameMaksim Aleksandrovich•Opalev
Used nameMaksim•Opalev
Original nameМаксим Александрович•Опалев
Born4 April 1979 in Volgograd, Volgograd (RUS)
Measurements184 cm / 93 kg
AffiliationsSpartak Voronezh, Voronezh (RUS)
NOC(s) Russian Federation

Biography

Maksim Opalev had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1998 C1 500 m, 1st 1999 C1 200 m, 1st 1999 C1 500 m, 1st 1999 C1 1000 m, 1st 2001 C1 500 m, 1st 2002 C1 200 m, 1st 2002 C1 500 m, 1st 2002 C4 200 m (with Sergey Ulegin, Aleksandr Kostoglod, and the non-Olympian Roman Kruglyakov), 1st 2003 C1 200 m, 1st 2005 C4 200 m (with Aleksandr Kovalyov, Aleksandr Kostoglod, and the non-Olympian Roman Kruglyakov), 1st 2006 C1 500 m, 2nd 1997 C4 1000 m (with Konstantin Fomichev, Aleksandr Kostoglod, and the non-Olympian Vladislav Polzunov), 2nd 2001 C1 200 m, 2nd 2002 C1 1000 m, 2nd 2003 C1 500 m, 2nd 2005 C1 200 m, 2nd 2007 C1 200 m, 2nd 2007 C1 500 m, 3rd 2001 C4 200 m (with Aleksandr Kovalyov, Aleksandr Kostoglod, and the non-Olympian Vladislav Polzunov), 3rd 2003 C1 1000 m, 3rd 2005 C1 500 m.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
2000 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Canadian Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Russian Federation    
  Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 6
2004 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Canadian Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 3 Bronze Representing Russian Federation    
2008 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Canadian Singles, 500 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Russian Federation    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
2004 Summer Olympics 24 August 2004 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Canadian Singles, 500 metres, Men Round One, Heat Two 1:48.144 1

Special Notes