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Yury Kharchenko

Full name: Yury Aleksandrovich Kharchenko
Original name: Юрий Александрович Харченко
Gender: Male
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: October 11, 1963 in Roshchino, Leningrad, Russia
Affiliations: Dynamo St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg (RUS)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Luge

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

Biography

The high point of Yury Kharchenko’s career was the 1988 Winter Olympics, where he won a somewhat surprising bronze medal. At the 1989 World Championships Kharchenko won two bronzes in both the mixed team and team event. He also won silver at the 1987-88 World Cup in singles. Domestically Kharchenko won five Soviet titles (1983, 1985-87, 1990), one silver (1988) and two bronzes (1984, 1991), all in singles. After his sporting retirement, Kharchenko worked as a telecommunications engineer.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Men's Singles Soviet Union URS 7
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Men's Singles Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Singles

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IT1 IR1 IT2 IR2 IT3 IR3 IT4 IR4 ST1 SR1 ST2 SR2 ST3 SR3 ST4 SR4
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Soviet Union URS Final Standings 7 3:05.548
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Soviet Union URS Run 1 5 46.310 10.631 2 21.115 =4 29.872 5 37.952 6 10.484 11 8.757 6 8.080 8 8.358 3
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Soviet Union URS Run 2 6 46.469 10.671 4 21.188 6 29.977 38.065 6 10.517 8 8.789 8.088 8.404 8
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Soviet Union URS Run 3 5 46.337 10.593 4 21.076 6 29.848 7 37.939 8 10.483 10 8.772 7 8.091 8 8.398 4
1984 Winter 20 Sarajevo Luge Soviet Union URS Run 4 8 46.432 10.701 13 21.226 15 29.959 12 38.043 11 10.525 14 8.733 10 8.084 10 8.389 7
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Soviet Union URS Final Standings 3 3:06.274
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Soviet Union URS Run 1 3 46.391 9.173 2 24.476 2 36.853 3 15.303 4 12.377 4 9.538 3
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Soviet Union URS Run 2 3 46.605 9.155 1 24.489 2 36.967 3 15.334 4 12.478 6 9.638 5
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Soviet Union URS Run 3 3 46.475 9.156 =1 24.411 1 36.856 2 15.255 1 12.445 4 9.619 4
1988 Winter 24 Calgary Luge Soviet Union URS Run 4 4 46.803 9.211 9 24.580 7 36.125 1 15.369 5 11.545 1 10.678 32
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