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Medal record
Men’s Athletics
Olympic Games
Competitor for Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
Gold 1992 Barcelona Pole vault
Competitor for  Russia
Bronze 2000 Sydney Pole vault
World Championships
Gold 1999 Seville Pole vault
Silver 1995 Gothenburg Pole vault
Silver 1997 Athens Pole vault
Bronze 1991 Tokyo Pole vault
Bronze 1993 Stuttgart Pole vault
European Championships
Gold 1998 Budapest Pole vault

Maksim Vladimirovich Tarasov (Russian: Максим Владимирович Тарасов, born 2 December 1970 in Yaroslavl) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR, the Unified Team, and later Russia. His personal best jump is 6.05 metres, which puts him third in the all-time performers list [1].


Year Tournament Venue Result Extra
1988 World Juniors Sudbury, Canada 2nd
1991 World Championships Tokyo, Japan 3rd
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 1st
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 3rd
1995 World Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 2nd
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 3rd
World Championships Athens, Greece 2nd
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 1st
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 6.02 CR
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 3rd


Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Jeff Hartwig
Men's Pole Vault Best Year Performance
Succeeded by
United States Jeff Hartwig


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