Mikhail Devyatyarov

Mikhail Talgatovich Devyatyarov (Russian: Михаи́л Талга́тович Девятья́ров; born 25 February 1959 in Chusovoy) is a former Soviet/Russian cross-country skier who competed from 1982 to 1992, training at Armed Forces sports society in Perm. He took the gold medal in the 15 km classical and the silver medal in the 4 × 10 km relay at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary.

Mikhail Devyatyarov
Country Russia
Born (1959-02-25) 25 February 1959 (age 62)
Chusovoy, Soviet Union
World Cup career
Seasons19821984, 19861990, 1992
Individual wins2
Team wins0
Indiv. podiums4
Team podiums2
Indiv. starts22
Team starts3
Overall titles0 – (13th in 1988)

Devyatyarov also won two medals at the 1987 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with a silver in the 4 × 10 km relay and a bronze in the 15 km. He has taken two World cup victories.

Devyatyarov's son, Mikhail, Jr., is a retired cross-country skier who won his only World Cup race in the sprint event in Stockholm on 21 March 2007.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 gold, 1 silver)
Year Age 15 km 30 km 50 km 4 × 10 km
relay
1988 29 1st 2nd

World ChampionshipsEdit

  • 2 medals – (1 silver, 1 bronze)
Year Age 15 km
 classical
15 km
 freestyle
30 km 50 km 4 × 10 km
relay
1987 28 3rd N/A 2nd
1989 30 34 14

World CupEdit

Season Standings
Season Age Overall
1982 23 65
1983 24 27
1984 25 17
1986 27 41
1987 28 17
1988 29 13
1989 30 53
1990 31 38
1992 33 NC

Individual podiumsEdit

  • 2 victories
  • 4 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place
1 1982–83 10 February 1983   Igman, Yugoslavia 15 km Individual World Cup 3rd
2 1982–83 23 March 1984   Murmansk, Soviet Union 15 km Individual World Cup 1st
3 1986–87 15 February 1987   Oberstdorf, West Germany 15 km Individual C World Championships[1] 3rd
4 1987–88 19 February 1988   Calgary, Canada 15 km Individual C Olympic Games[1] 1st

Team podiumsEdit

  • 2 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1 1986–87 17 February 1987   Oberstdorf, West Germany 4 × 10 km Relay F World Championships[a] 2nd Batyuk / Smirnov / Sakhnov
2 1987–88 24 February 1988   Calgary, Canada 4 × 10 km Relay F Olympic Games[a] 2nd Smirnov / Sakhnov / Prokurorov
  1. ^ a b Until the 1999 World Championships and the 1994 Olympics, World Championship and Olympic races were included in the World Cup scoring system.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Athlete : DEVJATIAROV Mickail". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 31 March 2018.

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