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Nikita Kirillov

Nikita Kirillov - Men's Track & Field - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hometown Norcross, Ga.
Last School St. Pius X
Year Senior
Event Pole Vault
Nikita Kirillov - Men's Track & Field - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

Honors and Awards
2015 Indoor All-ACC First Team
2014 Indoor All-ACC Third Team
2014 Outdoor All-ACC Third Team
2014 Outdoor USTFCCCA Second Team All-America

2016 Track:
Indoor: Finished sixth and earned second-team All-ACC honors with a vault of 5.12m (16-9.5) at the ACC Indoor Championships … Finished seventh at the Music City Challenge with a season-best mark of 5.18m (17-0) … Finished 11th at the Commodore Invitational, Conference Clash and Vanderbilt Invitational to begin the season. Outdoor: Finished fourth at the Alabama Relays with a vault of 5.05m (16-6.75) … Finished seventh at the Tiger Track Classic with a mark of 5.05m (16-6.75) … Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary, but did not compete due to injury.

2015 Track:
Named First Team All-ACC after finishing in second-place at the ACC Championships with a career-best and school-record height of 5.47 meters (17-11.25) in the pole vault … Recorded two first-places finishes a height of 5.15 meters (16-10.75) at the Orange & Purple Classic and a height of 5.35 meters (17-6.5) at the Samford University Invitational … Placed in the top five in three other meets, including a second-place finish at the Auburn Invitational (5.20 meters), a third-place finish at the Vanderbilt Indoor Invitational (4.90 meters), and a fourth-place finish at the Doc Hale VT Elite meet (5.26 meters). Outdoor: Did not compete.

2014 Track:
Indoor: Won the pole vault at three meets and placed third at two additional meets … Logged a season-best vault of 5.35m (17-6.50) to win the event at the Samford Invite … Placed third in the pole vault and earned third team All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Logged seven top-five finishes, including two victories … Recorded a season-best height of 5.41m (17-9) for first place at the Georgia Spec Town Teams National Invite … Placed third in the pole vault and earned third team All-ACC honors at the ACC Championships … Qualified for the NCAA Championships and placed 13th with a mark of 5.40m (17-8.50) and earned USTFCCCA second team All-America honors.

2013 Track:
Indoor: Did not compete. Outdoor: Vaulted to a height of 15’9 for third place at the Georgia Relays.

2012 Notes:
Kirillov finished first and set a newmeet record at the US Junior Meet with a vault of 18-2 … Qualified and placed eighthfor Team USA at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona, Spain… Competed at the 2012 US Olympic Trials in Eugene, Ore.

2012 Track:
Indoor: Placed sixth at the Kentucky Invite with a pole vault distance of 4.87 meters. Outdoor: Placed first in the pole vault at the Georgia Intercollegiate … Another first place finish at Yellow Jacket Invite with a length of 5.45 meters … School record as a freshman at the Vulcan Invitational with a mark of 5.20 meters … Improved school record to 5.30 meters at the UCF Invitational … Reached a fourth place finish at the ACC Championships … Placed 27th at the NCAA East Regionals … At the 2012 United States Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships, set a new personal record, school record and US Junior meet record en route to a first place finish in the pole vault with a leap of 5.54m (18-2).

High School:
Lettered for four seasons in pole vault at St. Pius Catholic High School in Atlanta … Named team captain his junior and senior years … Won region championship in the pole vault all four years … Won state championship in 2011 … Named to the All-American and All-State team in 2011 … Finished in the topfive in the nation for the 2011 season … Earned Track Man of the Year Award from the Atlanta Track Club … Participated in the New Balance Nationals and placed first in the Adidas Golden South Classic and US Junior Nationals … High school record holder since his freshman year.

Full name is Nikita Kirillov … Born June 5, 1993 in Bishkek, Kyrgystan … Son Victor and Olga Kirillov … Father is a track and field coach at Tech … Brother Alex played basketball at Oglethorpe University … Majoring in business administration.

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