Vladimir Artemev

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Not to be confused with Vladimir Artemov, Soviet Olympic gymnast.
Vladimir Artemev
Full name Vladimir Artemev
Nickname(s) Vlad
Country represented  Soviet Union
Born 1960
Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Years on national team 1977 - 1987

Vladimir Artemev (Russian: Владимир Артемьев) is a retired Belarusian artistic gymnast who competed for the Soviet Union. He was a member of the Soviet national team from 1977 through 1987 and was the Soviet national all-around champion in 1982[1] and 1984.[2] He was unable to compete at the 1984 Summer Olympics due to the Soviet boycott.

He is the father and coach of American gymnast Alexander Artemev. They moved to the United States in 1994 and became US citizens in 2002.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, Aarhus 2006
  2. ^ a b Michaelis, Vicki (2006-10-11). "Parallel Olympic dream alive". USA Today. Retrieved 2008-09-24.