Viktor Saneyev

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Viktor Saneyev c1972.jpg

Viktor Danilovich Saneyev (Georgia (country) ვიქტორ სანაევი 3 October 1945 – 3 January 2022) was a Georgian triple jumper. He competed internationally for the USSR and won four Olympic medals; three golds (1968, 1972 and 1976) and one silver (1980). He was born in Sukhumi, Georgian SSR.[1]

Saneyev died on 3 January 2022 in Sydney, Australia, three months after his 76th birthday.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Dunaway, James (July 20, 2008). "In 1980, the Soviets Turned the Olympics Into the Games of Shame". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved November 15, 2014.
  2. Умер легендарный Виктор Санеев (in Russian)