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Anatoliy Cherepovych

Full name: Anatoliy Cherepovych
Original name: Анатолій Черепович
Other name(s): Anatoly Cherepovich, Анатолий Черепович
Gender: Male
Born: 1936 in Simferopol, Krym, Ukraine
Died: August 1970
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Cycling


Anatoliy Cherepovych came to notice in Soviet cycling when he won the 1955 Soviet road championship. He would later place second in that championship in 1961. Cherepovich rode the Peace Race six times (1957, 1959, 1961-64), with finishes of fourth in 1961 and fifth in 1963, and also finished the 1963 Tour de l‘Avenir, placing 28th. He competed in the 1961 and 1962 World Championships, helping the Soviet team place fourth in the 1962 team time trial. At those World Championships he finished the individual road race in 27th place. Cherepovich later worked as a trainer for the Soviet team. Shortly before the 1970 World Championships in Leicester, England in mid-August, he was killed in an automobile accident.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual Soviet Union URS 15
1956 Summer Melbourne Cycling Men's Road Race, Team Soviet Union URS 6

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank M
1956 Summer Melbourne Cycling Soviet Union Final Standings 15 at 2:33

Men's Road Race, Team

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank TP
1956 Summer Melbourne Cycling Soviet Union URS Final Standings 6 15
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