Sergei Sukhoruchenkov

Sergei Nikolaevich Sukhoruchenkov (Russian: Серге́й Николаевич Сухорученков, born 10 August 1956) is a former Soviet cyclist and Olympic Champion. He won the gold medal at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow, in the road race.[1][2]

Sergei Sukhoruchenkov
Personal information
Born (1956-08-10) 10 August 1956 (age 63)
Trostnaya, Bryansk Oblast, Soviet Union
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Amateur team(s)
1977–1978Soviet Union
Professional team(s)
1989Alfa Lum–STM
1990Lada–Ghzel

He won the Peace Race twice, in both 1979 and 1984. Sukhoruchenkov won the 1990 edition of the Vuelta Ciclista de Chile.

His daughter Olga Zabelinskaya is also a cyclist and won two bronze medals in the 2012 Olympic Games, in both the road race and the individual time trial; as well as the silver medal in the individual time trial of the 2016 Olympic Games.

Major resultsEdit

1978
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 1, 6a & 9
1st Overall Vuelta a Cuba
1st Stages 2 & 7
1st Stage 5 Milk Race
1979
1st Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stage 6
1st Overall Peace Race
1st Stages 4 & 5
1st Overall Giro delle Regioni
1st Stage 6
1980
1st Road race, Summer Olympics
1st Stage 9 Milk Race
1st Stage 4 Giro delle Regioni
2nd Overall Okolo Slovenska
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1st Stages 8 & 11
3rd Overall Milk Race
1981
1st Overall Giro delle Regioni
1st Stages 1 & 5
1st Stage 4 Tour de Luxembourg
2nd Overall Peace Race
1st Stage 8
2nd Overall Tour de l'Avenir
1982
1st Stage 8 Grand Prix Guillaume Tell
1st Stage 4 Circuit de la Sarthe
1984
1st Overall Peace Race
1st Stage 8
1990
1st Overall Vuelta Ciclista de Chile
1st Stage 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Profile: "Sergey Sukhoruchenkov" Archived 11 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine – databaseOlympics.com (Retrieved on 18 January 2008)
  2. ^ "Sergei Sukhoruchenkov Olympic Results". Sports Reference. Retrieved 10 May 2015.