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Name  Nikolai Kuksenkov
Country represented  Russia
Former coach(es)  Yuliy Kuksenkov
Weight  64 kg
Height  1.72 m
Club  Dynamo
Role  Gymnast

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Full name  Nikolai Yulievich Kuksenkov
Born  June 2, 1989 (age 26)Kiev, Ukraine (1989-06-02)
Discipline  Men's artistic gymnastics
Parents  Yuliy Mikhailovich Kuksenkov

Former countries represented  Ukraine
Assistant coach(es)  Igor Kalabushkin

Nikolai KUKSENKOV (RUS) - 2013 Artistic Worlds


Nikolai KUKSENKOV (RUS) - 2018 Artistic Gymnastics Europeans, qualification high bar


Nikolai Yulievich Kuksenkov (Russian: Николай Юльевич Куксенков, Ukrainian: Микола Юлійович Куксенков; born 2 June 1989) is a Russian gymnast who won a silver medal in the team event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He competed for Ukraine until 2012.

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Personal life

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Kuksenkov was born on 2 June 1989 in Kiev, Ukraine SSR, Soviet Union. He received Russian citizenship on 23 April 2013.

For Ukraine

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Kuksenkov was member of the junior Ukrainian team that won team gold at the European Championships. In 2008, He finished 4th in all-around at the 2008 European Championships, Kuksenkov missed qualifying in the Ukrainian Team for the 2008 Summer Olympics because of an injury where he underwent surgery and took a while for the recovery. He won gold in All-around and silver in Horizontal Bar at the 2011 Summer Universiade. He won bronze medal in All-around at the 2011 European Championships.

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He competed for Ukraine's national team at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Men's artistic team all-around and the Men's artistic individual all-around. The Ukrainian team, consisting of Kuksenkov, Igor Radivilov, Vitalii Nakonechnyi, Oleg Stepko and Oleg Verniaiev finished in 4th place in the team final. They were initially awarded 3rd position although a successful appeal from the Japanese team over one of their athletes scores resulted in Japan being promoted from 4th to 2nd place, displacing Ukraine from the medals. In the individual final Kuksenkov also finished in 4th position, again just missing out on a medal.

For Russia

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In December 2012, Kuksenkov decided to switch to the Russian team for family reasons. Now competing for Russia, he returned to international competition at the 2013 Summer Universiade, in Kazan. Kuksenkov, alongside the Russian team (Emin Garibov, David Belyavskiy, Denis Ablyazin and Nikita Ignatyev) won Russia the team gold medal. He won gold medal in Pommel Horse and defended his All-around title in Kazan winning another gold medal.

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In May 19–25, at the 2014 European Championships in Sofia, Kuksenkov contributed scores of 15.133 (pommel horse), 15.066 (rings), 14.866 (parallel bar) and 14.833 (horizontal bar) for Russia and along with teammates (Denis Ablyazin, Aleksandr Balandin, Nikita Ignatyev, David Belyavskiy) won Russia the Team Event gold medal with a total score of 267.959 ahead of Great Britain. At the 2014 World Championships in Nanning, Kuksenkov also competed along teammates (Denis Ablyazin, David Belyavskiy, Nikita Ignatyev, Daniil Kazachkov and Ivan Stretovich) with Team Russia finishing 5th in the Team Final.

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In June 2015, Kuksenkov competed in the 2015 European Games, winning gold in the Team Competition (with teammates David Belyavskiy and Nikita Ignatyev).

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In April 2016, Kuksenkov became the subject of turmoil with the news spreading that he had tested positive for meldonium in a failed drugs test. The announcement came a day after he was crowned the Russian National champion, leading to his withdrawal from the remainder of the competition. He was temporarily suspended from Competition, however On April 13, the World Anti-Doping Agency gave amnesty to athletes with the presence of less than 1 microgram of meldonium in doping samples in tests conducted on athletes before March 1, 2016 is acceptable, WADA cites due to uncertainties and lack of studies for how long meldonium stays in the body., his suspension was lifted and he was allowed to train with the Russian Team for the 2016 European Championships.

At the 2016 European Championships in May, Kuksenkov competed on pommel horse (15.066), parallel bars (14.266) and high bar (14.200) to help the Russia team gold with a score of 271.378. He also qualified to the pommel horse final where he finished 5th with a score of 14.566 after a fall.

Kuksenkov won his first Olympic silver medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Team event (together with Denis Ablyazin, Nikita Nagornyy, Ivan Stretovich and David Belyavskiy).

References

Nikolai Kuksenkov Wikipedia