Aleksandr Gripich
Personal information
NationalityRussian
Born (1986-09-29) 29 September 1986 (age 35)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)Outdoor: 5.75 m (2009)
Indoor: 5.85 m (2015)

Aleksandr Sergeevich Gripich (Russian: Александр Сергеевич Грипич; born 29 September 1986) is a Russian pole vaulter.

He finished fifth both at the 2009 World Championships and at the 2014 European Championships.[1] He won silver medal at the 2015 European Indoor Championships. Gripich has also won gold medal at the 2009 Universiade and silver medal at the 2011 Universiade.

His personal best jump outdoor is 5.75 metres, achieved at the 2009 World Championships. His personal best jump indoor is 5.85 metres, achieved at the 2015 European Indoor Championships[1]

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
2003 European Youth Olympics Paris, France 1st 4.95 m
2009 Universiade Belgrade, Serbia 1st 5.60 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 5.75 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 13th (q) 5.45 m
European Championships Barcelona, Spain NM
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 2nd 5.75 m
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 5th 5.40 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 24th (q) 5.40 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 5th 5.65 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 2nd 5.85 m
World Championships Beijing, China 17th (q) 5.65 m

References