Oleksandr Chernetskyi

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Oleksandr Chernetskyi
Олександр Чернецький.jpg
Oleksandr Chernetskyi in 2016
Personal information
Full nameOleksandr Stepanovych
Chernetskyi
Nationality Ukraine
Born (1984-02-17) 17 February 1984 (age 34)
Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast,
Ukrainian SSR
Height1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight120 kg (265 lb)
Sport
SportWrestling
Event(s)Greco-Roman
ClubCSKA Kiev
Coached byStepan Chernetskyi (father)

Oleksandr Stepanovych Chernetskyi (Ukrainian: Олександр Степанович Чернецький; born February 17, 1984 in Dolyna, Ivano-Frankivsk Oblast) is an amateur Ukrainian Greco-Roman wrestler, who played for the men's super heavyweight category.[1]

Career[edit]

He won a bronze medal for his category at the 2006 European Wrestling Championships in Moscow, Russia.[2] He is also a member of the wrestling club at CSKA Kiev, and is coached and trained by his father Stepan Chernetskyi.

Chernetskyi represented Ukraine at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, where he competed for the men's 120 kg class. He lost the qualifying round match to U.S. wrestler Dremiel Byers, who was able to score three points in two straight periods, leaving Chernetskyi with a single point.[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Oleksandr Chernetskyi". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  2. ^ "European Championship: Greco-Roman seniors 2006-04-27 Moscow (RUS) – 120.0 kg". International Wrestling Database. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  3. ^ "Men's Greco-Roman 120kg (264.5 lbs) Qualification Official". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 10 January 2013.
  4. ^ Sullivan, William (13 August 2008). "Newark native Dremiel Byers advances in Olympic wrestling". New Jersey News. Retrieved 10 January 2013.

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