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Dmitry Vasilenko

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameDmitry Andreyevich•Vasilenko
Used nameDmitry•Vasilenko
Original nameДмитрий Андреевич•Василенко
Born12 November 1975 in Cherkessk, Karachayevo-Cherkesskaya Respublika (RUS)
Died4 November 2019
Measurements164 cm / 59 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Cerkessk, Cherkessk (RUS)
NOC Russian Federation

Biography

At the Olympic Games in Atlanta 1996, Vasilenko won the gold medal in the team all-around final. At the 1994 World Championships in Dortmund, Vassilenko won silver with the Russian team. Three years later, he won bronze at the 1997 World Championships in Lausanne and, at the 1996 European Championships in København, he won team golds. Vassilenko later went to France and started a coaching career, but in 2019 he died from ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, aka motor neurone disease).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) RUS Dmitry Vasilenko
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 78 r1/2
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Russian Federation 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 7 r1/1
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =10 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =27 r1/1
Rings, Men (Olympic) 29 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) 33 r1/1

Special Notes