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Vasyl Yurchenko

Full name: Vasyl Petrovych Yurchenko
Original name: Василь Петрович Юрченко
Other name(s): Vasily Petrovich Yurchenko, Василий Петрович Юрченко
Gender: Male
Height: 6'5" (195 cm)
Weight: 212 lbs (96 kg)
Born: May 26, 1950 in Dnipropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine
Affiliations: Burevestnik Dnepropetrovsk, Dnipropetrovsk (UKR) / Burevestnik Tsiurupinsk, Tsiurupinsk (UKR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Canoeing

Related Olympians: Father of Kateryna Yurchenko.

Medals: 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Biography

Vasyl Yurchenko had the following podium finishes at the Flatwater World Championships: 1st 1973 C1 10000 m, 1st 1974 C1 1000 m, 1st 1975 C1 1000 m, 1st 1975 C1 10000 m, 1st 1977 C2 1000 m (with Yury Lobanov), 1st 1979 C2 1000 m (with Yury Lobanov), 1st 1979 C2 10000 m (with Yury Lobanov), 2nd 1971 C1 10000 m, 2nd 1974 C1 10000 m, 2nd 1977 C1 10000 m, 3rd 1977 C2 500 m (with Yury Lobanov).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1972 Summer 22 München Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres Soviet Union URS 5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres Soviet Union URS 2 Silver
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Canoeing Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze

Men's Canadian Singles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1972 Summer 22 München Canoeing Soviet Union Final Round 5 4:14.43
1972 Summer 22 München Canoeing Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 2 QU 4:33.34
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Final Round 2 4:12.57
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 4:12.36
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 1 QU 4:20.44

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Canoeing Soviet Union URS Yury Lobanov Final Round 1980-08-02 3:51.28
1980 Summer 30 Moskva Canoeing Soviet Union URS Yury Lobanov Round One Heat Two 1980-07-31 3:41.32