Valentin Mogilny

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Valentin Mogilny
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Personal information
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born (1965-12-18)18 December 1965
Kokhanivka, Dnipropetrovsk Oblast, Ukrainian SSR
Died 22 November 2015(2015-11-22) (aged 49)
France
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics

Valentin Viktorovich Mogilny (Russian: Валентин Викторович Могильный; 18 December 1965 – 22 November 2015) was an artistic gymnast who competed for the USSR during the 1980s. His teammates were Yuri Korolev, Dmitri Bilozerchev, Valeri Liukin, and Vladimir Artemov. He trained at the Army Club in Leninsk-Kuznetsky, then moved to Moscow to work with coach Alexander Alexandrov. Mogilny was divorced from his wife Olga Bicherova (1981 world champion), with whom he had a son. Mogilny lived his last years in France, where he became a citizen, and worked as a coach.[1] He died after a heart attack in 2015.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Valentin Mogilny (USSR). gymn-forum.net
  2. ^ Turner, Amanda (23 November 2015). "Soviet Legend Valentin Mogilny Dies at 49". Retrieved 23 November 2015.