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Alexander Mikhaylovich Belostenny (Ukrainian: Олександр Михайлович Білостінний; Russian: Александр Михайлович Белостенный ; February 24, 1959 – May 25, 2010) was a Ukrainian basketball player. He was a member of the Soviet national team from 1977 to 1992, except for an absence during a single competition, EuroBasket 1987. Alexander Belostenny died on May 25, 2010, from lung cancer.
Belostenny spent most of his club career at Budivelnyk from Kyiv, and was a leading player in its only Soviet Union League title in 1989. Late in his career, he played with the German club HERZOGtel Trier, where he also competed in the Korać Cup.
Soviet Union national team
As a player of the Soviet national team, Belostenny won three gold medals at the FIBA EuroBasket (EuroBasket 1979, EuroBasket 1981, and EuroBasket 1985), one gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, and one bronze medal at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games. In addition, he is one of the top medalists in FIBA World Cup history, having four medals, one gold (1982) and three silver (1978, 1986, and 1990).
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