Aleksandr BAGACH

Aleksandr Bagach - Ukraine - Shot put medals at all the major Championships.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 20 August 1993

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Monday, 21 November 1966
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Matusov, Ukraine
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Ukraine
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Aleksandr BAGACH - Ukraine - Shot put medals at all the major Championships.

Aleksandr Bagach at the 1993 World Championships where he won the bronze medal

in the men's shot put.


Men's Shot Put Final.

World Athletics Championships 1993

1. Werner Gunthor   SUI   21.97
2. Randy Barnes   USA   21.80
3. Aleksandr BAGACH   UKR   20.40
4. Yevgeniy Palchikov   RUS   20.05
5. Dragan Peri   YUG   19.95
6. Gert Weil   CHI   19.95
7. Oliver-Sven Buder   GER   19.74
8. Jonny Reinhardt   GER   19.53

 

 

Men's Shot Put Final.

European Athletics Championships 1994

1. Aleksandar KLIMENKO   UKR   20.78
2. Aleksandar BAGACH   UKR   20.34
3. Roman VIRASTYUK   UKR   19.59
4. Mika HALVARI   FIN   19.52
5. Markus KOISTINEN   FIN   19.51
6. Dragan PERIC   IEP   19.40

 

 

Men's Shot Put Final.

Olympic Games 1996

1. Randy Barnes   USA   21.62m
2. John Godina   USA   20.79m
3. Aleksandr BAGACH   UKR   20.75m
4. Paolo Dal Soglio   ITA   20.74m
5. Oliver-Sven Buder   GER   20.51m
6. Roman Virastyuk   UKR   20.45m
7. C.J. Hunter   USA   20.39m
8. Dragan Peric   YUG   20.07m

 


Aleksandr pictured at the 1997 World Championships in Athens.


Having originally won the gold medal, he failed a drug test for ephedrine and lost the medal.

He had previously served a two-year suspension after testing positive for testosterone in 1989.

Photo G. Herringshaw. ©


Perhaps not a true sporting hero ?

 

Men's Shot Put Final.

European Athletics Championships 1998

1. Aleksandr BAGACH   UKR   21.17    
2. Oliver- Sven BUDER   GER   20.98     
3. Yuriy BELONOG   UKR   20.92
4. Dragan PERIC   YUG   20.65
5. Paulo DAL SOGLIO   ITA   20.50
6. Mika HALVARI   FIN   20.33
7. Manuel MARTINEZ   ESP   20.02
8. Michael MERTENS   GER   19.67

 

 

Men's Shot Put Final.

World Athletics Championships 1999

1. C.J. HUNTER   USA   21.79m
2. Oliver-Sven BUDER   GER   21.42m
3. Aleksandr BAGACH   UKR   21.26m    
4. Andy BLOOM   USA   20.95m    
5. Yuriy BELONOG   UKR   20.60m    
6. Dragan PERIC   YUG   20.35m    
7. John GODINA   USA   20.35m    
8. Ville TIISANOJA   FIN   19.93m