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Sergey Kharkov

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Club  TG Saar
Name  Sergey Kharkov
Role  Olympic athlete
Residence  Dillingen, Germany

Sergey Kharkov wwwgymmediacomstarsimagescharkowreadyjpg
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 Saarbr├╝cken 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.

World championships

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.

Competitive Record

  • 1988 Olympic Games: 1st fx, 1st Team
  • 1990 European Championships: 2nd all around, 2nd fx, 3rd pommel horse
  • 1992 European Championships: 1st team
  • 1993 European Championships: 2nd all around, 1st high bar
  • 1995 German Championships: 3rd all around, 1st fx, 1st vault, 1st parallel bars
  • 1996 Olympic Games: 1st team
  • 1997 German Championships: 1st all around, 2nd parallel bars, 3rd rings
  • 1998 German Championships: 1st fx, 1st vault, 3rd high bar
  • 1999 German Championships: 1st fx, 1st vault, 3rd high bar
  • 2001 German Championships: 1st parallel bars, 2nd high bar, 3rd rings
  • References

    Sergey Kharkov Wikipedia