Sergei Golubitsky

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Sergei Golubitsky
Personal information
Nationality Ukrainian
Born (1969-12-20) 20 December 1969 (age 47)
Kiev, Ukraine
Residence USA
Sport
Sport Fencing

Sergei Golubitsky (born 20 December 1969) is a Ukrainian fencer. He won three straight world championships in Men's Foil and is considered one of the best foil fencers of the 20th century. He now lives in United States. 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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Olympics Statistics: Sergei Golubitsky". databaseolympics.com. Retrieved 2011-12-28. 
  2. ^ Leon Paul Company website
  3. ^ Golubitsky, Sergei (November 2004). Fencing Is My Life. SKA Swordplay Books. ISBN 0-9659468-9-4. 
  4. ^ a b c Olympic results