Sergei Sukhoruchenkov

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Sergei Sukhoruchenkov
Personal information
Born (1956-08-10) 10 August 1956 (age 62)
Trostnaya, Bryansk Oblast, Soviet Union
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
1977–1978Soviet Union
Professional team(s)
1989Alfa Lum–STM
1990Lada–Ghzel

Sergei Nikolaevich Sukhoruchenkov (Russian: Серге́й Николаевич Сухорученков, born 10 August 1956) is a former Soviet cyclist and Olympic Champion. He won the gold medal at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, in the road race.[1][2]

He won the Peace Race twice, in both 1979 and 1984. Sukhoruchenkov won the 1990 edition of the Vuelta Ciclista de Chile.

His daughter Olga Zabelinskaya is also a cyclist and won two bronze medals in the 2012 Olympic Games, in both the road race and the individual time trial; as well as the silver medal in the individual time trial of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Major results[edit]

1978
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 1, 6a & 9
1st Overall Vuelta a Cuba
1st Stages 2 & 7
1st Stage 5 Milk Race
1979
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 6
1st Overall Peace Race
1st Stages 4 & 5
1st Overall Giro delle Regioni
1st Stage 6
1980
1st Road race, Summer Olympics
1st Stage 9 Milk Race
1st Stage 4 Giro delle Regioni
2nd Overall Okolo Slovenska
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 8 & 11
3rd Overall Milk Race
1981
1st Overall Giro delle Regioni
1st Stages 1 & 5
1st Stage 4 Tour de Luxembourg
2nd Overall Peace Race
1st Stage 8
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1982
1st Stage 8 Grand Prix Guillaume Tell
1st Stage 4 Circuit de la Sarthe
1984
1st Overall Peace Race
1st Stage 8
1990
1st Overall Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
1st Stage 3

References[edit]

  1. ^ Profile: "Sergey Sukhoruchenkov" Archived 11 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 18 January 2008)
  2. ^ "Sergei Sukhoruchenkov Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 May 2015.