German SKURYGIN

German Skurygin - Russia - 2003 World Champs 50km Walk silver medal.

Photo/Foto: George Herringshaw

Date: 27 August 2003

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    • DATE OF BIRTH
      Sunday, 15 September 1963
    • PLACE OF BIRTH
      Vutno, Russia. Died 28th. November 2008 (aged 45).
  • INTERNATIONAL
  • Russia
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German SKURYGIN - Russia - 2003 World Champs 50km Walk silver medal.

German  Skurygin died of a heart attack just five years after this photo was taken. 


Men's 50km. Road Walk

2003 World Athletics Championships


1. Robert KORZENIOWSKI   POL   3: 36: 03
2. German SKURYGIN   RUS   3: 36: 42
3. Andreas ERM   GER   3: 47: 46
4. Aleksey VOYEVODIN   RUS   3: 38: 01
5. Denis NIZHEGORODOV   RUS   3: 38: 23
6. Jesus Angel GARCIA   ESP   3: 43: 56
7. Roman MAGDZIARCZYK   POL   3: 44: 53
8. Trond NYMARK   NOR   3: 46: 14

 

German Skurygin originally won a gold medal at the 1999 World Championships,

in Seville but later lost it due to doping. He was suspended from 1999 to 2001.

 

ANNUAL PROGRESS:

 

2005    3:59:53    Saransk    12 JUN
2004    3:49:28    Naumburg    01 MAY
2003    3:36:42    Paris Saint-Denis    27 AUG  (personal best)
2002    3:42:08    Torino    13 OCT
1999    3:40:54    Mézidon-Canon    02 MAY
1998    3:47:44    Izhevsk    16 MAY
1997    3:52:57    Naumburg    25 MAY
1996    3:44:33    Sochi    21 APR
1995    3:51:44    Palma de Mallorca    05 MAR
1994    3:46:30    Helsinki    13 AUG
1993    3:56:19    Cheboksary    05 JUN
1992    3:59:42    Héricourt    05 APR
1991    3:53:33    Novosibirsk    15 SEP
1990    3:51:04    Moskva    26 MAY
1989    3:50:25    Yevpatoriya    01 OCT