|Club TG Saar|
Name Sergey Kharkov
|Role Olympic athlete|
Residence Dillingen, Germany
|Born November 17, 1970 (age 45) (1970-11-17) |
Discipline Men's artistic gymnastics
Olympic medals Gymnastics at the 1988 Summer Olympics - Men's Floor Exercises
Similar People Vladimir Novikov, Vladimir Gogoladze, Dmitry Bilozerchev, Valeri Liukin, Vladimir Artemov
Alternative name(s) Sergej Charkov
Former countries represented Soviet Union
Country represented Russia Germany
Sergei Kharkov AKA Sergej Charkov (born November 17, 1970) is a Russian gymnast, Olympic champion and world champion. He competed for the Soviet Union and the Russian Federation before immigrated to Germany where he won the national championship 8 times. After his retirement from competition he coaches the TG Saar gymnastics team in Saarbrücken and performs in sport shows. Kharkov is married with 2 children and lives in Dillingen, Germany.
Kharkov competed for the Soviet Union at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul where he received gold medals in floor exercises and in team all-around.
He competed for Russia at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, where he received a gold medal in team combined exercises.
Kharkov won a gold medal in horizontal bar and a silver medal in individual all-around at the 1993 World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Birmingham.