Andrey Zadorozhniy
Zadorozhny with family, September 2014
Personal information
Birth nameAndrey Valeryevich Zadorozhniy
Андрей Валерьевич Задоро́жный
Born (1973-09-03) 3 September 1973 (age 47)
Yaroslavl, Russian SFSR
Country Russia
Event(s)1500 metres
College teamYaroslavl State University
Achievements and titles
World finals1997 (22nd)
National finals5 outdoor, 4 indoor titles
Personal best(s)1500 m: 3:36.68 (1998)

Andrey Valeryevich Zadorozhniy (Russian: Андрей Валерьевич Задоро́жный; born 3 September 1973) is a Russian middle-distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres. His sole major international medal was a bronze at the 1998 European Indoor Championships.[1] He won five national titles in the 1500 m at the Russian Athletics Championships, between 1997 and 2002,[2] and four national titles indoors, including had a 1500 m/3000 metres double at the 2003 Russian Indoor Athletics Championships.[3]

Amongst his other international placings were fifth at the 1998 Goodwill Games, seventh at the 2003 IAAF World Indoor Championships, and eighth place at the 1995 Summer Universiade, and the 1996 and 2002 European Indoor Championships. He represented his country at the 1997 World Championships in Athletics and competed in the qualifying rounds at the 1998 European Athletics Championships and 1999 IAAF World Indoor Championships.[4]

His personal best time is 3:36.68 minutes, achieved on 20 June 1998 in Lisbon. He made his last competitive appearance in 2012.[4]

International competitions

Representing  Russia
Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1995 Universiade Fukuoka, Japan 8th 1500 m 3:48.60
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 8th 1500 m 3:47.87
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 22nd (semis) 1500 m 3:42.61
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 3rd 1500 m 3:44.93
European Championships Budapest, Hungary 14th (h) 1500 m 3:42.71
Goodwill Games Uniondale, United States 5th 1500 m 3:56.44
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 12th (h) 1500 m 3:43.04
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 8th 1500 m 3:51.48
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 7th 1500 m 3:44.80

National titles

Personal bests

All info from World Athletics profile

See also


  1. ^ European Indoor Championships (Men). GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  2. ^ Russian Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  3. ^ Russian Indoor Championships. GBR Athletics. Retrieved 2020-12-28.
  4. ^ a b Andrew Zadorozhniy. World Athletics. Retrieved 2020-12-28.