Aleksandr Shaparenko

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Aleksandr Shaparenko
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold 1968 Mexico City K-2 1000 m
Gold 1972 Munich K-1 1000 m
Silver 1968 Mexico City K-1 1000 m
World Championships
Gold 1966 East Berlin K-1 1000 m
Gold 1966 East Berlin K-2 1000 m
Gold 1970 Copenhagen K-1 1000 m
Gold 1973 Tampere K-1 10000 m
Gold 1977 Sofia K-4 10000 m
Gold 1978 Belgrade K-4 10000 m
Gold 1979 Duisburg K-4 10000 m
Silver 1974 Mexico City K-1 10000 m
Silver 1977 Sofia K-4 1000 m
Bronze 1966 East Berlin K-4 1000 m
Bronze 1971 Belgrade K-1 1000 m
Bronze 1973 Tampere K-1 1000 m
Bronze 1979 Duisburg K-4 1000 m

Aleksandr Shaparenko (sometimes shown as Aleksandr Shaporenko, born February 16, 1946) is a Soviet-born Ukrainian sprint canoer who competed from the late 1960s to the late 1970s. Competing in three Summer Olympics, he won three medals with two golds (1968: K-2 1000 m, 1972: K-1 1000 m) and one silver (1968: K-1 1000 m).

Shaparenko also won 13 medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with seven golds (K-1 1000 m: 1966, 1970; K-1 10000 m: 1973, K-2 1000 m: 1966, K-4 10000 m: 1977, 1978, 1979), two silvers (K-1 10000 m: 1974, K-4 1000 m: 1974), and four bronzes (K-1 1000 m: 1971, 1973; K-4 1000 m: 1966, 1979).

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