Alexander Melentyev
 


 

Age: 60



Summary: Soviet Russian competitive sharp shooter who won the gold medal at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Russia and also achieved a world record result of 581 (from 600, without final) in the 50 m pistol event in setting a new world record which remained unbeaten for 34 years until it was surpassed by Jin Jong-oh at the 2014 World Championships.




Cause of Death: Not released



Born: June 27, 1954


 
Died: February 16, 2015



Location:
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan