Sergey Ivanovich Kovalenko (Russian: Серге́й Ива́нович Ковале́нко, Ukrainian: Сергій Іванович Коваленко; born August 11, 1947,[1] died November 18, 2004 at age 57 in Kiev[2]) was a Soviet Ukrainian basketball player who won the gold medal with the Soviet basketball team in the 1972 Olympics. He played for CSKA Moscow (1976–1980).[3]

Sergey Ivanovich Kovalenko
Personal information
Born(1947-08-11)August 11, 1947
Lüshunkou, China
Under Soviet occupation
DiedNovember 18, 2004 (age 57)
Kiev, Ukraine
NationalitySoviet Union
Listed height7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
Listed weight245 lb (111 kg)
Career history
1976–1980CSKA Moscow


  1. ^ All Russia Family Tree. Российская генеалогия Archived 2007-09-06 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Sergey K'ovalenk'o". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC.
  3. ^ "Коваленко Сергей Иванович". Archived from the original on 2008-04-16.