Sergei Tchepikov

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Sergei Tchepikov
Personal information
Full nameSergei Vladimirovich Tchepikov
Born (1967-01-30) 30 January 1967 (age 57)
Khor, Khabarovsk Krai,
RSFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
Cross-country skiing
ClubDinamo
World Cup debut22 January 1987
26 November 1995
Olympic Games
Teams5 (1988, 1992, 1994, 2002, 2006)
1 (1998)
Medals6 (2 gold)
World Championships
Teams8 (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
2 (1995, 1997)
Medals14 (2 gold)
World Cup
Seasons14 (1986/87–1993/94,
2001/02–2006/07)
Individual victories5
Individual podiums18
Overall titles2 (1989–90, 1990–91)
Discipline titles1:
1 Sprint (1990–91)
Medal record
Men's biathlon
Representing  Russia
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1994 Lillehammer 10 km sprint
Silver medal – second place 1994 Lillehammer 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2006 Turin 4 × 7.5 km relay
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2006 Pokljuka Mixed relay
Silver medal – second place 1993 Borovets Team event
Silver medal – second place 1993 Borovets 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2005 Hochfilzen 12.5 km pursuit
Silver medal – second place 2005 Hochfilzen 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 2005 Khanty-Mansiysk Mixed relay
Bronze medal – third place 1993 Borovets 20 km individual
Representing the  Unified Team
Olympic Games
Silver medal – second place 1992 Albertville 4 × 7.5 km relay
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Calgary 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1988 Calgary 10 km sprint
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1989 Feistritz an der Drau Team event
Silver medal – second place 1989 Feistritz an der Drau 4 × 7.5 km relay
Silver medal – second place 1990 Minsk 20 km individual
Silver medal – second place 1991 Lahti 4 × 7.5 km relay
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Oslo 10 km sprint
Bronze medal – third place 1991 Lahti Team event

Sergei Vladimirovich Tchepikov (Russian: Серге́й Влади́мирович Че́пиков; born 30 January 1967) is a Russian politician and a former Soviet-Russian biathlete and cross-country skier who competed at six Winter Olympics, five in biathlon (1988, 1992, 1994, 2002 and 2006) and one in cross-country skiing (1998). His last Olympic performance was a silver medal in the 4 × 7.5 km relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.[citation needed]

Tchepikov has two World Cup titles (1989/90, 1990/91). He has had 25 podium finishes, six in first place, thirteen in second, and has come third six times. In the Olympics, Tchepikov has two gold, three silver, and one bronze medals. In the World Championships he has won 14 medals, however only two gold medals.[citation needed]

Biathlon results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic Games[edit]

6 medals (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
Canada 1988 Calgary 4th Bronze Gold
France 1992 Albertville 10th 4th Silver
Norway 1994 Lillehammer 8th Gold Silver
United States 2002 Salt Lake City 8th 4th
Italy 2006 Turin 4th 23rd DNS 5th Silver
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002, with mass start being added in 2006.

World Championships[edit]

14 medals (2 gold, 9 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay Mixed relay
Austria 1989 Feistritz 7th 7th Gold Silver
Soviet Union 1990 Minsk Silver Bronze 4th 5th
Finland 1991 Lahti 5th 15th Bronze Silver
Bulgaria 1993 Borovets Bronze 5th Silver Silver
Russia 2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 52nd 32nd 10th Silver
Germany 2004 Oberhof 40th 24th
Austria 2005 Hochfilzen 32nd 4th Silver 8th Silver Silver
Slovenia 2006 Pokljuka Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999 and the mixed relay in 2005.

Individual victories[edit]

7 victories (3 In, 4 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1988–89
1 victory
(1 In)
9 March 1989 Sweden Östersund 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1989–90
1 victory
(1 In)
25 January 1990 West Germany Ruhpolding 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1990–91
3 victories
(1 In, 2 Sp)
13 December 1990 France Albertville 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
15 December 1990 France Albertville 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
26 January 1991 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2003–04
1 victory
(1 Sp)
24 January 2004 Italy Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Cross-country skiing results[edit]

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Olympic Games[edit]

 Year   Age   10 km   Pursuit   30 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1998 31 22 9 32 5

World Championships[edit]

 Year   Age   10 km   Pursuit   30 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1995 28 35 19 13 6
1997 30 16 14 18 4

World Cup[edit]

Season standings[edit]

 Season   Age 
Overall Long Distance Sprint
1995 28 50
1996 29 19
1997 30 21 22 31
1998 31 49 71 40

Team podiums[edit]

  • 1 victory
  • 3 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1995–96  1 March 1996 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Botvinov / Tchernych / Prokurorov
2 1997–98 7 December 1997 Italy Santa Caterina, Italy 4 × 10 km Relay F World Cup 1st Pitchouguine / Legotine / Prokurorov
3 6 March 1998 Finland Lahti, Finland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Legotine / Prokurorov / Noutrikhin

Politics[edit]

In 2016, he was elected to the State Duma running as a United Russia candidate.

Sanctions[edit]

Sanctioned by the UK government in 2022 in relation to Russo-Ukrainian War. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sergei Tchepikov". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ "TSHEPIKOV Sergei". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 1 February 2020.
  3. ^ "CONSOLIDATED LIST OF FINANCIAL SANCTIONS TARGETS IN THE UK" (PDF). Retrieved 16 April 2023.

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