Dmytro Karyuchenko

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Dmytro Kariuchenko
Dmytro Karyuchenko challenge RFF 2013 t105600.jpg
Warming up during the Challenge RFF (Paris World Cup) 2013
Personal information
Born (1980-01-15) 15 January 1980 (age 35)
Kharkiv, Ukraine
Weapon(s) Épée
Hand right-handed
Height 1.80 metres (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 78 kilograms (172 lb)
FIE Ranking current ranking

Dmytro Karyuchenko (Ukrainian: Дмитро Миколайович Карюченко; born 15 January 1980) is a Ukrainian épée fencer.

Career[edit]

Karuchenko won a bronze medal at the 1997 Junior World Fencing Championships in Tenerife and took the gold medal a year later in Valencia, Carabobo.

In the senior category, he climbed his first World Cup podium in the 2002–03 season with a silver medal in Sydney. A year later he took part in the 2004 Summer Olympics. He was defeated in the table of 16 by Germany's Daniel Strigel.[1] In the team event, Ukraine lost to Hungary in the quarter-finals. Along with Dmytro Chumak, Maksym Khvorost and Bohdan Nikishyn, he earned the bronze medal in the épée team event of the 2006 World Fencing Championships after beating Hungary in the bronze medal match.[2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

  • Profile at the European Fencing Confederation