Vyacheslav Semenovich SKOMOROKHOV

GamesSportEventResult
Washington DC 1965Athletics110m hurdlesGold
Washington DC 1965Athletics400m hurdlesGold
Washington DC 1965Athletics4x100m relaySilver
Washington DC 1965Athletics4x400m relayGold
Belgrade 1969Athletics110m hurdlesGold
Belgrade 1969Athletics400m hurdlesGold
Belgrade 1969Athletics4x100m relayGold
Belgrade 1969Athletics4x400m relayGold
Malmö 1973Athletics110m hurdlesGold
Malmö 1973Athletics400m hurdlesGold
Malmö 1973Athletics4x100m relay 
Malmö 1973Athletics4x400m relayBronze
Bucharest 1977Athletics110m hurdlesSilver
Photo - SKOMOROKHOV Vyacheslav
1968

Flag - UKR Ukraine

Born: 4 Oct 1940

Deceased: 1 Nov 1992

Gender: M

A native of the city of Lugansk, part of the former Soviet Republic of Ukraine. Competed at the Deaf World Games in 1965 (3 gold and 1 silver), 1969 (4 gold), 1973 (2 gold, 1 silver and 1 bronze) and 1977 (1 silver). As of 1 January 2009, he is still the world record holder in 400m hurdles (49.1) - this record was at 1968 Olympic Games held in Mexico City. 1969 European champion in the 400m hurdles (49.70) among the non-deaf. The first and only sportsman from the Soviet Union to be enshrined into the American Athletic Association of the Deaf/USA Hall of Fame in 1965.