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Valery Grigoryevich Goborov (Russian: Валерий Григорьевич Гоборов, January 20, 1966 in Kherson, Ukrainian SSR, USSR – September 7, 1989 in Moscow, USSR) was a Soviet basketball player. He won gold medal at 1988 Summer Olympics and was a champion of the USSR League (1988).[1]

Valery Goborov
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Representing the  Soviet Union
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 1988 Seoul USSR
Gold medal – first place 1984 Sweden U-18 Team

September 7, 1989, he died in Moscow in a car crash.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Valery Goborov Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved 15 July 2018.

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