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Oleksandr Shaparenko

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 3
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameOleksandr Maksymovych•Shaparenko
Used nameOleksandr•Shaparenko
Original nameОлександр Максимович•Шапаренко
Other namesAleksandr Maksimovich Shaparenko, Александр Максимович Шапаренко
Born16 February 1946 in Stepanivka, Sumy (UKR)
Measurements189 cm / 85 kg
AffiliationsAvangard Sumy, Sumy (UKR)
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationUKR

Biography

Aleksandr Shaparenko had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1966 K1 1000 m, 1st 1966 K2 1000 m (with Yury Stetsenko), 1st 1970 K1 1000 m, 1st 1973 K1 10000 m, 1st 1977 K4 10000 m (with Aleksandrs Avdejevs, Vladimir Morozov, and the non-Olympian Sergey Nikolsky), 1st 1978 K4 10000 m (with Aleksandrs Avdejevs, Vladimir Morozov, and the non-Olympian Sergey Nikolsky), 1st 1979 K4 10000 m (with Aleksandrs Avdejevs, Sergey Nagorny, and the non-Olympian Sergey Nikolsky), 2nd 1974 K1 10000 m, 2nd 1977 K4 1000 m (with Aleksandrs Avdejevs, Vladimir Morozov, and the non-Olympian Sergey Nikolsky), 3rd 1966 K4 1000 m (with Yury Stetsenko, Vladimir Morozov, and Georgy Karyukhin), 3rd 1971 K1 1000 m, 3rd 1973 K1 1000 m, 3rd 1979 K4 1000 m (with Aleksandrs Avdejevs and the non-Olympians Sergey Nikolsky and Jonas Zautra).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Details
1968 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 2 Silver Representing Soviet Union    
  Kayak Doubles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic Volodymyr Morozov 1 Gold
1972 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 1 Gold Representing Soviet Union    
1976 Summer Olympics Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Olympic 5 Representing Soviet Union    

Olympic Records

Records may have been broken subsequently during the same competition.
Games Date Sport Event Phase Mark Pos
1972 Summer Olympics 9 September 1972 Canoe Sprint (Canoeing) Kayak Singles, 1,000 metres, Men Final Round 3:48.06 1

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