Yury Tsapenko at the 1964 Olympics
25 July 1938 |
|Height||1.64 m (5 ft 5 in)|
|Weight||59 kg (130 lb)|
Yury Yakovlevich Tsapenko (Russian: Юрий Яковлевич Цапенко; born 25 July 1938) is a retired Soviet artistic gymnast. He competed at the 1964 Summer Olympics in all artistic gymnastics events and won a silver medal in the team allround competition and a bronze medal on the pommel horse.
During his career he won five national titles: on the floor (1961), parallel bars (1961) and pommel horse (1961, 1963, 1964). After retirement he worked as a coach, first in Moscow and then in his native Almaty.
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