Yury Melnichenko

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
SexMale
Full nameYury Vasilyevich•Melnichenko
Used nameYury•Melnichenko
Original nameЮрий Васильевич•Мельниченко
Born25 January 1972 in Jalal-Abad (KGZ)
Measurements167 cm / 58 kg
AffiliationsProfessional Sport Club Daulet, Almaty
NOC Kazakhstan

Biography

Yury Melnichenko had the following finishes at major championships – 1994 World Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1997 World Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1995 World Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1998 World Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (4th); 1996 Asian Championship: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1997 Asian Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st); 1999 Asian Championship: 58.0 kg. Greco-Roman (2nd); 1994 Asian Games: 57.0 kg. Greco-Roman (1st).

Results

Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal As
1996 Summer Olympics Wrestling KAZ Yury Melnichenko
Bantamweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 1 Gold
2000 Summer Olympics Wrestling KAZ Yury Melnichenko
Featherweight, Greco-Roman, Men (Olympic) 19

Special Notes