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Aleksey Voropayev

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 2
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 2
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameAleksey Nikolayevich•Voropayev
Used nameAleksey•Voropayev
Original nameАлексей Николаевич•Воропаев
Born23 January 1973 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Died5 November 2006 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Measurements164 cm / 68 kg
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Russian Federation Unified Team
Ethnic nationRUS

Biography

Aleksey Voropayev won six major international titles during his career. Four of these came in team competitions with the Russian team, which won the 1991 World Championships, the 1996 European Championships and the 1992 and 1996 Olympic Games (the former as the Unified Team). Voropayev added an individual world title on the parallel bars (1992) and a European title on the horizontal bar (1996). In 1994, he won two silvers at the World Championships, in both the individual and team all-around competitions. Voropayev died aged only 33 in late 2006, having been hospitalized with hepatitis C a few months earlier.

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1992 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) EUN Aleksey Voropayev
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 16 r1/2
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Unified Team 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 12 r1/1
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =70 r1/1
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =9 r1/1
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =23 r1/1
Rings, Men (Olympic) =13 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =26 r1/1
1996 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) RUS Aleksey Voropayev
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) 24
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Russian Federation 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) 12 r1/1
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) 6
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =24 r1/1
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) 6
Rings, Men (Olympic) 9 r1/1
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =39 r1/1