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Igor Leonidovich Trandenkov (Russian: Игорь Леоңидович Транденков, born August 17, 1966 in Saint Petersburg) is a retired Russian pole vaulter best known for winning two Olympic silver medals. His personal best jump of 6.01 m makes him a part of the so-called 6 metres club.

Igor Trandenkov
Personal information
Native nameИгоръ Леонидович Транденков
Full nameIgor Leonidovich Trandenkov
NationalityRussian
BornAugust 17, 1966 (1966-08-17) (age 53)
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)
Spouse(s)Marina Trandenkova
Sport
Country Russia (1993-1999)
SportAthletics
Event(s)Pole vault
ClubCSKA Moscow
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)6.01 m (1996)

BiographyEdit

He is married to Russian athlete, Marina Trandenkova.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Unified Team
1992 Summer Olympics Barcelona, Spain 2nd 5.80 m
Representing   Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd 5.80 m
1994 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd 5.90 m
1996 Summer Olympics Atlanta, United States 2nd 5.92 m
IAAF Grand Prix Final Milan, Italy 3rd 5.80 m

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