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Subject: 1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's pole vault, 1999 World Championships in Athletics – Men's pole vault, Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault, Athletics at the 2000 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault, List of Asian records in athletics
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Igor Potapovich

Igor Potapovich

Igor Potapovich in Atlanta 1996
Medal record
Men's Athletics
Competitor for  Kazakhstan
World Indoor Championships
Silver medal – second place 1995 Barcelona Pole vault
Gold medal – first place 1997 Paris Pole vault

Igor Potapovich (Игорь Потапович; born September 6, 1967 in Almaty) is a former pole vault athlete from Kazakhstan. Potapovich won first World Junior Championship in 1986. He won World Cup in 1992. Finished second at the 1995 IAAF World Indoor Championships and became indoor World Champion two years later in 1997.

Potapovich also won the Asian Games in 1994 and 1998. Potapovich finished 4th at the 1996 Olympic Games and did not make the finals of the 2000 Olympic Games. His personal best was 5.92 metres.

External links

  • Igor Potapovich profile at IAAF
  • sports-reference


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