Sergei Kharkov

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Sergei Kharkov
— Gymnast —
Alternative name(s) Sergej Charkov
Country represented  Russia  Germany
Former countries represented  Soviet Union
Born (1970-11-17) November 17, 1970 (age 43)
Residence Dillingen, Germany
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Club TG Saar

Sergei Kharkov AKA Sergej Charkov (born November 17, 1970) is a Russian gymnast, Olympic champion and world champion. He competed for the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation before immigrated to Germany where he won the national championship 8 times. After his retirement from competition he coaches the TG Saar gymnastics team in Saarbrücken and performs in sport shows. Kharkov is married with 2 children and lives in Dillingen, Germany.

Olympics[edit]

Kharkov competed for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he received gold medals in floor exercises and in team all-around.[1]

He competed for Russia at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises.[2]

World championships[edit]

Kharkov won a gold medal in horizontal bar and a silver medal in individual all-around at the 1993 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Birmingham.

Competitive Record[edit]

  • 1988 Olympic Games: 1st fx, 1st Team
  • 1990 European Championships: 2nd all around, 2nd fx, 3rd pommel horse
  • 1992 European Championships: 1st team
  • 1993 European Championships: 2nd all around, 1st high bar
  • 1995 German Championships: 3rd all around, 1st fx, 1st vault, 1st parallel bars
  • 1996 Olympic Games: 1st team
  • 1997 German Championships: 1st all around, 2nd parallel bars, 3rd rings
  • 1998 German Championships: 1st fx, 1st vault, 3rd high bar
  • 1999 German Championships: 1st fx, 1st vault, 3rd high bar
  • 2001 German Championships: 1st parallel bars, 2nd high bar, 3rd rings

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1988 Summer Olympics – Seoul, South Korea – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 4, 2008)
  2. ^ "1996 Summer Olympics – Atlanta, United States – Gymnastics" databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on April 4, 2008)

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