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Mikhail Anatolyevich Shchennikov (Russian: Михаил Анатольевич Щенников, born 24 December 1967 in Sverdlovsk) is a Russian race walker.

Mikhail Shchennikov
Mikhail Shchennikov 2009.jpg
Shchennikov in 2009
Personal information
Native nameМихаил Анатольевич Щенников
Full nameMikhail Anatolyevich Schchennikov
NationalityRussian
Born24 December 1967
Sverdlovsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Weight70 kg (154 lb)
Sport
SportAthletics
Event(s)Race walking

He was born in Sverdlovsk. His son Georgi Shchennikov is a professional footballer for PFC CSKA Moscow.

AchievementsEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Soviet Union
1986 World Junior Championships Athens, Greece 1st 10,000m 40:38.01
1987 World Indoor Championships Indianapolis, United States 1st 5000 m 18:27.79 = CR
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 6th 20 km 1:20:47
1989 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st 5000 m 18:27.10 = CR
European Indoor Championships The Hague, Netherlands 1st 5000 m 18:35.60 = CR
World Race Walking Cup L'Hospitalet, Spain 2nd 20 km 1:20:34
1990 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 1st 5000 m 19:00.62
European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 20 km DNF
Goodwill Games Seattle, United States 2nd 20,000 m 1:23:22.34
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 1st 5000 m 18:23.55 = CR
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd 20 km 1:19:46
World Race Walking Cup San Jose, United States 1st 20 km 1:20:43
Representing   Unified Team
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 12th 20 km 1:27:17
Representing   Russia
1993 World Indoor Championships Toronto, Canada 1st 5000 m 18:32.10
World Race Walking Cup Monterrey, Mexico 5th 20 km 1:24:49
World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 20 km DQ
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st 5000 m 18:34.32
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 20 km 1:18:45
1995 World Race Walking Cup Beijing, China 2nd 20 km 1:19:58
World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 20 km 1:22:16
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 7th 20 km 1:21:09
2nd 50 km 3:43:46 = PB
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 2nd 20 km 1:21:53
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 20 km DNF

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Records
Preceded by
Axel Noack
Men's 20 km walk world record holder
July 30, 1988 – May 26, 1990
Succeeded by
Andrey Perlov