Valentin Mogilny

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Valentin Mogilny
— Gymnast —
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born (1965-12-18) December 18, 1965 (age 48)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Valentin Mogilny (USSR) (born on December 18, 1965) is an artistic gymnast who competed for the USSR during the 1980s, winning many World and European Medals. His teammates were Yuri Korolev, Dmitri Bilozerchev, Valeri Liukin, and Vladimir Artemov. He trained at the Army Club in Leninsk-Kuznetsky, then moved to Moscow to work with coach Alexander Alexandrov. Mogilny has divorced from his wife Olga Bicherova (1981 world champion), with whom he has a son. Mogilny lives in France and works as a coach.

Competition Results[edit]

1980 Jr. USSR Cup (Candidate for Master of Sport): 2nd AA, 2nd PH, 2nd PB, 2nd HB, 3rd FX USSR Youth Championships: 2nd AA

1982 Jr. Friendship Tournament (Druzhba): 1st Team, 8th AA, 2nd PH Nebraska-JPN-USSR Collegiate Meet: 9th AA

1983 Jr. Friendship Tournament (Druzhba): 1st Team, 2nd AA, 1st PB, 2nd PH Chunichi Cup: 6th AA, 3rd V

1984 GDR-USSR Dual Meet: 1st Team, 5th AA Riga International: 2nd AA USSR Championships: 7th AA

1985 European Championships: 2nd AA, 2nd R, 4th FX, 4th PH, 8th V, 8th HB Moscow Cup: 5th AA Moscow News: 3rd AA, 1st PH, 1st R, 3rd HB University Games: 1st Team, 2nd AA,[1] 1st PH,[2] 1st HB, 4th PB, 5th FX, 5th R USSR Championships: 3rd AA USSR Cup: 1st PB World Championships: 1st Team, 6th AA, 1st PH, 1st PB, 4th FX

1986 Goodwill Games: 1st Team, 2nd AA,[3] 1st PH, 1st R, 1st PB,[4] 2nd FX[5] USA-USSR Dual Meet: 1st Team, 1st AA World Cup: 4th AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd PH, 6th HB

1987 European Championships: 5th AA, 1st R, 7th PB, 8th HB University Games: 1st Team, 4th AA, 1st PH, 1st HB,[6] 2nd PB, 3rd R USA-USSR Dual Meet: 1st Team, 3rd AA USSR Championships: 2nd AA

1988 USSR Cup: 4th AA

1989 DTB Cup: 1st AA, 1st V, 3rd R, 3rd HB, 6th PH European Championships: 2nd AA, 1st PH, 1st V, 3rd PB, 5th R, 7th HB World Championships: 1st Team,[7] 2nd AA, 1st PH, 4th PB, 7th R

1990 European Championships: 1st AA,[8] 1st PH, 1st PB, 5th R French International: 1st AA, 1st PH, 1st PB Goodwill Games: 1st Team,[9] 1st PH

1994 Reese's International Cup: 3rd AA

1995 Reese's International Cup: 1st AA

1996 French International: 5th PH Messe Cup: 4th AA Reese's International Cup: 4th AA


  1. ^ Brown, Phil (1985-08-26). "Swimmers give U.S. edge in Japan". The Daily Collegian. Associated Press. p. 20. 
  2. ^ "Athletes go on gold medal binge in Japan". The Daily Reporter. Associated Press. 1985-08-27. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  3. ^ "U.S. Wrestlers Take Three Gold Medals". The Dispatch. Associated Press. 1986-07-15. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  4. ^ Jautz, Kenneth (1986-07-16). "U.S. protests boxing decision". The Free Lance-Star. Associated Press. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  5. ^ "Goodwill Results". Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Associated Press. 1986-07-16. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  6. ^ "Romanian, Soviet First To Gain 3 Gold Medals". The Victoria Advocate. Associated Press. 1987-07-12. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  7. ^ "Results Plus". The New York Times. Associated Press. 1989-10-18. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  8. ^ "Soviets sweep European event". Gadsden Times. Associated Press. 1990-05-28. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  9. ^ "Goodwill Games Roundup: U.S. Women Defeated in Volleyball". Los Angeles Times. 1990-07-21. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 

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