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Sidorov in 2021
Sidorov in 2021

Nikolay Aleksandrovich Sidorov (Russian: Николай Александрович Сидоров; born November 23, 1956) is a former Soviet track and field athlete where he won the Soviet 100 metre championships on two occasions, he was then the winner of the gold medal in the 4 × 100 m relay at the 1980 Summer Olympics.

At the Moscow Olympics, Sidorov was eliminated in the semifinal of the 200 m and ran the second leg in the gold medal-winning Soviet 4 × 100 m relay team. At the 1982 European Championships, Sidorov was fifth in the 100 m and won the gold medal as a member of the Soviet 4 × 100 m relay team. He also participated in the first World Championships, where he was eliminated in the heats of the 100 m and won the bronze medal as a member of the Soviet 4 × 100 m relay team.

Achievements

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Soviet Union
1980 Olympic Games Moscow, Soviet Union 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.26 s
1982 European Championships Athens, Greece 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.60 s
1983 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 3rd 4 × 100 m relay 38.41 s
1984 Friendship Games Moscow, Soviet Union 1st 4 × 100 m relay 38.32 s