Viktor Klimenko (gymnast)

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Viktor Klimenko
— Gymnast —
Viktor Klimenko (gymnast) 1972.jpg
Personal information
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born (1949-02-25) 25 February 1949 (age 68)
Moscow, Russia
Height 169 cm (5 ft 7 in)
Weight 61 kg (134 lb)
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Club Dynamo Moscow
Soviet Army Moscow
Klimenko on a stamp of Umm al-Quwain

Viktor Yakovlevich Klimenko (Russian: Виктор Яковлевич Клименко, born 25 February 1949) is a retired Russian gymnast. He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1968 and 1972 Olympics and won a team silver medal on each occasion. Individually he earned a bronze medal in parallel bars in 1968, as well as a gold medal in pommel horse and a silver medal in vault in 1972. At the world championships Klimenko collected four medals in 1970–1974. His wife Larisa Petrik is also a former Olympic gymnast.[1]


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