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Subject: Athletics at the 1996 Summer Olympics – Men's pole vault, 1995 World Championships in Athletics – Men's pole vault, Lars Börgeling, Raphael Holzdeppe, Kristina Gadschiew
Collection: 1970 Births, Athletes (Track and Field) at the 1996 Summer Olympics, Belarusian Male Athletes, Belarusian Pole Vaulters, German Athletics Coaches, German Male Athletes, German People of Belarusian Descent, German Pole Vaulters, Living People, Male Pole Vaulters, Olympic Athletes of Germany, Olympic Bronze Medalists for Germany, Olympic Medalists in Athletics (Track and Field), World Championships in Athletics Athletes for Germany
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Andrei Tivontchik

Andrei Tivontchik
Personal information
Native name Андрзй Цівончьік
Nationality German
Born (1970-07-13) 13 July 1970
Gorkiy, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Country  Belarus
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole vault
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s) 5.95 m (1996)

Andrei Tivontchik (Belarusian: Андрзй Цівончьік ; born 13 July 1970 in Gorkiy) is a former German pole vaulter. He was Olympic bronze medalist at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta.

Tivontchik grew up in the Soviet Union and became a Belarusian citizen after the Soviet dissolution. In 1993 he moved to Germany and became a German citizen. Beginning with the 1994 European Championships he started for the German team. Tivontchik could not take part in the 2000 Olympics and retired in 2001.

His personal best is 5.95 metres, achieved in 1996.

After working as trainer of the national pole vault team of Qatar, Tivontchik returned to Germany in 2004 where he is working as a trainer at LAZ Zweibrücken.

See also


  • Andrei Tivontchik profile at IAAF
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