Yevgeny Korolkov

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameYevgeny Viktorovich•Korolkov
Used nameYevgeny•Korolkov
Original nameЕвгений Викторович•Корольков
Born9 September 1930 in Moskva (Moscow), Moskva (RUS)
Died23 December 2014 in Sergiyev Posad, Moskva Oblast (RUS)
AffiliationsDynamo Moskva, Moskva (RUS)
NOC Soviet Union
Nationality Russian Federation
Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 1
Bronze 0
Total 2


Yevgeny Korolkov competed at two major tournaments during his career, the 1952 Olympics and the 1954 World Championships. At the Olympics, Korolkov won a team gold and pommelled horse silver, while finishing sixth in individual all-around and at the World Championships he won team gold and rings silver, while finishing seventh in individual all-around. Korolkov never won a Soviet title, winning three silvers (1954 individual all-around, 1954-55 rings) and two bronzes (1955 individual all-around, 1956 pommelled horse) at the Soviet championships. He also won the parallel bars and rings bronzes at the 1957 Soviet Cup. After finishing his sporting career, Korolkov worked as a gymnastics coach in Moskva, with his most famous pupils being Mikhail Voronin and Sergey Diomidov.


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1952 Summer Olympics Artistic Gymnastics (Gymnastics) URS RUS Yevgeny Korolkov
Individual All-Around, Men (Olympic) =6
Team All-Around, Men (Olympic) Soviet Union 1 Gold
Floor Exercise, Men (Olympic) =35
Horse Vault, Men (Olympic) =44
Parallel Bars, Men (Olympic) =5
Horizontal Bar, Men (Olympic) =23
Rings, Men (Olympic) =7
Pommelled Horse, Men (Olympic) =2 Silver