Uladzislau Hancharou

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Uladzislau Hancharou
Uladzislau Hancharou 2016 stamp of Belarus.jpg
Personal information
Full name Uladzislau Alehavich Hancharou
Alternative name(s) Russian: Владислав Олегович Гончаров
Vladislav Olegovich Goncharov
Country represented  Belarus
Born (1995-12-02) 2 December 1995 (age 22)
Vitebsk, Belarus
Height 172 cm (5 ft 8 in)[1]
Discipline Trampoline gymnastics
Head coach(es) Olga Vlasova

Uladzislau Alehavich Hancharou (Belarusian: Уладзіслаў Алегавіч Ганчароў, Łacinka: Uładzisłaŭ Alehavič Hančaroŭ; born 2 December 1995) is a Belarusian male trampoline gymnast. He is the 2016 Olympic champion in men's individual trampoline.

Career[edit]

Hancharou started training trampoline at the age of six.[2] He made his senior debut in 2012 and won a gold medal at the World Cup Trampoline in Sofia. Hancharou competed in his first Worlds at the 2013 World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria.

In 2014, Hancharou began reaching the podium at numerous World Cup events. He won the individual gold at the 2014 European Championships and bronze in the team event. At the 2014 World Championships in Daytona Beach, United States, he won bronze in individual and silver in synchro.[3]

In 2015, Hancharou won silver medals in individual and synchro at the inaugural European Games, held in Baku, Azerbaijan. He repeated his success at the 2015 World Championships, winning silver medals in men's individual, synchro and bronze in team. In August 2016, he won the Olympic gold medal in men's individual trampoline at the Summer Olympics in Rio. This was the only gold medal won for Belarus at the games.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Uladzislau Hancharou at the International Federation of Gymnastics
  2. ^ "5 questions with: Uladzislau Hancharou (BLR), Men's Trampoline". International Federation of Gymnastics. 1 January 2015.
  3. ^ "Навіны Беларусі". belarus.by. 10 December 2014.

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