Sergei Golubitsky

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Sergei Golubitsky
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Sergei Golubitsky in 2017
Personal information
Born (1969-12-20) 20 December 1969 (age 49)
Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR

Sergei Golubitsky (Ukrainian: Сергій Віталійович Голубицький, Romanization of Ukrainian Serhiy Vitaliyovych Holubyts’kyy; Russian: Серге́й Вита́льевич Голуби́цкий, tr. Sergéy Vitál’evich Golubítskiy; born 20 December 1969) is a Ukrainian fencer. He won three straight world championships in Men's Foil. He now lives in United States, where he runs the Golubitsky Fencing Center in Tustin, CA. He designed a fencing blade for the Leon Paul company.[2] He wrote his autobiography in 2004, Fencing Is My Life.[3] The book was translated into French and published in France in 2013 under the title L'escrime dans la peau.

Career highlights[edit]

  • 2000 Olympics: 5th Place (Australia)[4]
  • 1999 World Champion (Korea)
  • World Cup Champion (end of season points leader)
  • Super Masters: Gold Medal (Italy)
  • 1998 World Champion (Switzerland)
  • 1997 World Champion (South Africa)
  • Universiade: Silver Medal (Italy)
  • European Championships: Silver Medal (Poland)
  • Awarded with Order of the President of Ukraine
  • 1996 Olympics: 6th Place (USA)[4]
  • 1995 World Championships: Bronze Medal (Netherlands)
  • European Champion (Hungary)
  • 1994 World Cup Champion (end of season points leader)
  • 1993 Universiade: Gold Medal (USA)
  • World Championships: Silver Medal (Germany)
  • World Cup Champion (end of season points leader)
  • 1992 Olympics: Silver Medal (Spain)[4]
  • World Cup Champion (end of season points leader)
  • 1991 Cup of Ukraine: Gold Medal
  • Cup of the USSR: Gold Medal
  • 1990 World Championships: Bronze Medal by Team (France)
  • European Cup: Gold Medal (France)
  • 1989 World Champion by Team (USA)
  • 1985 Cup of Ukraine: Gold Medal


  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Sergei Golubitsky". Archived from the original on 2 November 2012. Retrieved 28 December 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ Leon Paul Company website Archived 16 December 2010 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Golubitsky, Sergei (November 2004). Fencing Is My Life. SKA Swordplay Books. ISBN 0-9659468-9-4.
  4. ^ a b c Olympic results