Sergei Tarakanov

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Sergei Tarakanov
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Summer Olympic Games
Bronze 1980 Moscow USSR
Gold 1988 Seoul USSR
FIBA World Cup
Gold 1982 Colombia USSR
Silver 1986 Spain USSR
FIBA EuroBasket
Gold 1979 Italy USSR
Gold 1981 Czechoslovakia USSR
Bronze 1983 France USSR
Gold 1985 West Germany USSR
Silver 1987 Greece USSR
Bronze 1989 Yugoslavia USSR

Sergey Nikolayevich Tarakanov (Russian: Серге́й Николаевич Тараканов; born April 25, 1958 in Lodeynoye Pole, Leningrad Oblast, Russian SFSR, USSR) is a Russian retired basketball player. He was a 6'9" power forward.

Club career[edit]

Tarakanov played at the club level with Spartak Leningrad (1975–1979), CSKA Moscow (1979–1990, winning 7 times the Soviet Basketball League), the German club Ludwisburg Stuttgart (1990–1991), and the Belgian club St. Louis Liège (1991–1992).

Soviet union national team[edit]

Tarakanov was a member of the Soviet national team from 1979 to 1990. As a player of the Soviet national team, Tarakanov won: 3 gold medals at FIBA EuroBasket (EuroBasket 1979, EuroBasket 1981, and EuroBasket 1985), the silver medal at EuroBasket 1987, the bronze medal at EuroBasket 1983, the gold medal at the 1982 FIBA World Championship, the silver medal at the 1986 FIBA World Championship, the gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, and the bronze medal at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games.[1]

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