Sergei Tchepikov

Sergei Vladimirovich Tchepikov (Russian: Серге́й Влади́мирович Че́пиков; born 30 January 1967) is a Russian politician and a former Soviet-Russian biathlete and cross country skier who competed at six Winter Olympics, five in biathlon (1988, 1992, 1994, 2002 and 2006) and one in cross country skiing (1998). His last Olympic performance was a silver medal in the 4 × 7.5 km relay at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin.

Sergei Tchepikov
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Personal information
Full nameSergei Vladimirovich Tchepikov
Born (1967-01-30) 30 January 1967 (age 53)
Khor, Khabarovsk Krai,
RSFSR, Soviet Union
Height1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Professional information
SportBiathlon
Cross-country skiing
ClubDinamo
World Cup debut22 January 1987
26 November 1995
Olympic Games
Teams5 (1988, 1992, 1994, 2002, 2006)
1 (1998)
Medals6 (2 gold)
World Championships
Teams8 (1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)
2 (1995, 1997)
Medals14 (2 gold)
World Cup
Seasons14 (1986/87–1993/94,
2001/02–2006/07)
Individual victories5
Individual podiums18
Overall titles2 (1989–90, 1990–91)
Discipline titles1:
1 Sprint (1990–91)

Tchepikov has two World Cup titles (1989/90, 1990/91). He has had 25 podium finishes, six in first place, thirteen in second, and has come third six times. In the Olympics, Tchepikov has two gold, three silver, and one bronze medals. In the World Championships he has won 14 medals, however only two gold medals.

Biathlon resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Biathlon Union.[1]

Olympic GamesEdit

6 medals (2 gold, 3 silver, 1 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Relay
  1988 Calgary 4th Bronze N/A N/A Gold
  1992 Albertville 10th 4th N/A N/A Silver
  1994 Lillehammer 8th Gold N/A N/A Silver
  2002 Salt Lake City 8th N/A 4th
  2006 Turin 4th 23rd DNS 5th Silver
*Pursuit was added as an event in 2002, with mass start being added in 2006.

World ChampionshipsEdit

14 medals (2 gold, 9 silver, 3 bronze)

Event Individual Sprint Pursuit Mass start Team Relay Mixed relay
  1989 Feistritz 7th 7th N/A N/A Gold Silver N/A
  1990 Minsk Silver Bronze N/A N/A 4th 5th N/A
  1991 Lahti 5th 15th N/A N/A Bronze Silver N/A
  1993 Borovets Bronze 5th N/A N/A Silver Silver N/A
  2003 Khanty-Mansiysk 52nd 32nd 10th N/A Silver N/A
  2004 Oberhof 40th 24th N/A N/A
  2005 Hochfilzen 32nd 4th Silver 8th N/A Silver Silver
  2006 Pokljuka N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A Gold
*During Olympic seasons competitions are only held for those events not included in the Olympic program.
**Team was removed as an event in 1998, and pursuit was added in 1997 with mass start being added in 1999 and the mixed relay in 2005.

Individual victoriesEdit

7 victories (3 In, 4 Sp)

Season Date Location Discipline Level
1988–89
1 victory
(1 In)
9 March 1989   Östersund 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1989–90
1 victory
(1 In)
25 January 1990   Ruhpolding 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
1990–91
3 victories
(1 In, 2 Sp)
13 December 1990   Albertville 20 km individual Biathlon World Cup
15 December 1990   Albertville 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
26 January 1991   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
2003–04
1 victory
(1 Sp)
24 January 2004   Antholz-Anterselva 10 km sprint Biathlon World Cup
*Results are from UIPMB and IBU races which include the Biathlon World Cup, Biathlon World Championships and the Winter Olympic Games.

Cross-country skiing resultsEdit

All results are sourced from the International Ski Federation (FIS).[2]

Olympic GamesEdit

 Year   Age   10 km   Pursuit   30 km  50 km  4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1998 31 22 9 32 5

World ChampionshipsEdit

 Year   Age   10 km  Pursuit   30 km   50 km   4 × 10 km 
 relay 
1995 28 35 19 13 6
1997 30 16 14 18 4

World CupEdit

Season standingsEdit

 Season   Age 
Overall Long Distance Sprint
1995 28 50 N/A N/A
1996 29 19 N/A N/A
1997 30 21 22 31
1998 31 49 71 40

Team podiumsEdit

  • 1 victory
  • 3 podiums
No. Season Date Location Race Level Place Teammates
1  1995–96  1 March 1996   Lahti, Finland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 2nd Botvinov / Tchernych / Prokurorov
2 1997–98 7 December 1997   Santa Caterina, Italy 4 × 10 km Relay F World Cup 1st Pitchouguine / Legotine / Prokurorov
3 6 March 1998   Lahti, Finland 4 × 10 km Relay C/F World Cup 3rd Legotine / Prokurorov / Noutrikhin

PoliticsEdit

In 2016, he was elected to the State Duma running as a United Russia candidate.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sergei Tchepikov". IBU Datacenter. International Biathlon Union. Retrieved 4 June 2015.
  2. ^ "TSHEPIKOV Sergei". FIS-Ski. International Ski Federation. Retrieved 1 February 2020.

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