Sergei Sukhoruchenkov

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Sergei Sukhoruchenkov
Medal record
Competitor for  Soviet Union
Road bicycle racing
Olympic Games
Gold 1980 Moscow Individual road race

Sergei Nikolaevich Sukhoruchenkov (Russian: Серге́й Николаевич Сухорученков, born 10 August 1956 in Trostnaya, Bryansk Oblast) is a former Soviet cyclist and Olympic Champion. He won the gold medal at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, in the road race.[1]

He won the Peace Race twice, in both 1979 and 1984. Sukhoruchenkov won the 1990 edition of the Vuelta Ciclista de Chile.

His daughter Olga Zabelinskaya is also a cyclist and won two bronze medals in the 2012 Olympic Games, in both the road race and the individual time trial.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile: "Sergey Sukhoruchenkov" – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 18 January 2008)