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Medal record
Competitor for  Israel
Men’s athletics
World Championships
Silver 2001 Edmonton Pole vault
Bronze 1999 Seville Pole vault
EAA European Championships
Gold 2002 Munich Pole Vault
Gold 2006 Gothenburg Pole Vault
European Indoor Championships
Gold 2000 Ghent Pole vault

Aleksandr Averbukh (Hebrew: אלכס אברבוך‎; born October 1, 1974 in Irkutsk, Soviet Union) is a retired Israeli athlete who competed in the pole vault. He was formerly a decathlete competing for Russia, but in 1999 he became an Israeli citizen and rose to top level in pole vault. He won silver and bronze medals at the World Championships and won a gold medal twice as the European champion in 2002 and 2006. His personal best is 5.93 metres, achieved in 2003 in Madrid. He retired from competition in 2009.[1]

Achievements

Year Tournament Venue Result
1999 World Championships Sevilla, Spain 3rd
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 1st
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 10th
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisboa, Portugal 4th
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 2nd
Universiade Beijing, China 1st
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 1st
IAAF Grand Prix Final Paris, France 2nd
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 8th
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 4th
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st

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