Yuriy Shlyakhov

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Yuriy Shlyakhov
Personal information
Full nameYuriy Viktorovych Shlyakhov
Nationality Ukraine
Born(1983-05-27)May 27, 1983
Dnipropetrovsk, Ukrainian SSR
DiedJuly 23, 2019(2019-07-23) (aged 36)
Dnipro, Ukraine
Height1.74 m (5 ft 8 12 in)
Weight73 kg (161 lb)
Sport
SportDiving
Event(s)Springboard
ClubUkraïna Dnipropetrovsk

Yuriy Viktorovych Shlyakhov (Ukrainian: Юрій Вікторович Шляхов; May 27, 1983 in Dnipropetrovsk – July 23, 2019 in Dnipro[1]) was a Ukrainian springboard diver.[2] He won a bronze medal for the men's individual springboard at the 2007 Summer Universiade in Bangkok, Thailand.[3]

Career[edit]

Shlyakhov made his official debut at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, where he placed twenty-sixth in the men's springboard event, with a total score of 377.19 points.

At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Shlyakhov scored a total of 405.15 points, with a spectacular performance in the 3 m individual springboard event. He placed twenty-third out of twenty-nine divers in the preliminary competition, failing to advance into the semi-finals.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ У Дніпрі попрощались з 22-кратним чемпіоном України: був таким молодим
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Yuriy Shlyakhov". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 10 December 2012.
  3. ^ "China Reigns in World University Games Diving". Swimming World Magazine. 18 August 2007. Retrieved 4 January 2013.
  4. ^ "Men's 3m Springboard Preliminary". NBC Olympics. Retrieved 10 December 2012.

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