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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: 6-4.5 (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 5cT 5cR 5c-1kT 5c-1kR 2.5cT 2.5cR 7.5cT 7.5cR 2.5-5cT 2.5-5cR 5-7.5cT 5-7.5cR 7.5c-1kT 7.5c-1kR
1972 Summer 22 München Canoeing Soviet Union Final Round 5 4:14.43 2:03.83 4 2:10.60 5
1972 Summer 22 München Canoeing Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 2 Q 4:33.34 2:14.70 2 2:18.64 2
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Final Round 2 4:12.57 2:03.67 1 1:00.13 1 3:08.26 2 1:03.54 2 1:04.59 3 1:04.31 5
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 Q 4:12.36 2:02.70 1 59.44 1 3:07.74 1 1:03.26 1 1:05.04 1 1:04.62 1
1976 Summer 26 Montréal Canoeing Soviet Union Round One Heat Two 1 Q 4:20.44 2:06.61 1 1:02.04 2 3:13.93 1 1:04.57 1 1:07.32 1 1:06.51 1

Men's Canadian Doubles, 1,000 metres

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