Yuri Stetsenko

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Yuri Stetsenko
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1972 Munich K-4 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1966 East Berlin K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1970 Copenhagen K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1971 Belgrade K-4 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1966 East Berlin K-4 1000 m

Yuri Stetsenko (sometimes listed as Yuriy Zhetchenko, born April 11, 1945) is a Soviet-born Ukrainian sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won a gold medal in the K-4 1000 m event at Munich in 1972.

Stetsenko also won four medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 1000 m: 1966, K-4 1000 m: 1970, 1971) and a bronze (K-4 1000 m: 1966).

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