Sergei Chukhray

Sergei Chukhray (Russian: Чухра́й Серге́й Алексе́евич, born May 31, 1955 in Belogorsk, Amur Oblast) is a Soviet sprint canoeist who competed from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s. Competing in two Summer Olympics, he won three gold medals with one in 1976 (K-4 1000 m) and two in 1980 (K-2 500 m, K-2 1000 m).

Sergei Chukhray
Medal record
Men's canoe sprint
Representing  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1976 Montreal K-4 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1980 Moscow K-2 1000 m
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 1978 Belgrade K-2 1000 m
Gold medal – first place 1979 Duisburg K-2 500 m
Gold medal – first place 1982 Belgrade K-4 10000 m
Silver medal – second place 1974 Mexico City K-1 4 x 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1979 Duisburg K-4 500 m
Silver medal – second place 1983 Tampere K-4 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1978 Belgrade K-2 500 m
Bronze medal – third place 1979 Duisburg K-2 1000 m
Bronze medal – third place 1983 Tampere K-4 1000 m

Chukhray also won nine medals at the ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships with three golds (K-2 500 m: 1979, K-2 1000 m: 1978, K-4 10000 m: 1982), three silvers (K-1 4 x 500 m: 1974, K-4 500 m: 1979, 1983), and three bronzes (K-2 500 m: 1978, K-2 1000 m: 1979, K-4 1000 m: 1983).

ReferencesEdit

  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 1: flatwater (now sprint): 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-01-21). Additional archives: Wayback Machine.
  • ICF medalists for Olympic and World Championships – Part 2: rest of flatwater (now sprint) and remaining canoeing disciplines: 1936–2007 at WebCite (archived 2009-11-09)
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Serhiy Chukhrai". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2020-04-17.