Oleksandr Sydorenko

Ukrainian swimmer

Oleksandr Sydorenko (27 May 1960 – 20 February 2022), also known as Aleksandr Sidorenko, was an individual medley swimmer. He won a gold medal at the 400 m individual medley at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.[1]

Oleksandr Sydorenko
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Sidorenko in 1980
Personal information
Full nameAleksandr Sidorenko
Nickname(s)Sidor
Nationality Soviet Union
Born(1960-05-27)27 May 1960
Mariupol, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
Died20 February 2022(2022-02-20) (aged 61)
Mariupol, Ukraine
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight82 kg (181 lb)
Sport
SportSwimming
StrokesIndividual medley

Sydorenko died in Mariupol, Ukraine on 20 February 2022 from COVID-19, aged 61.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Sports Reference profile". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 28 March 2014.
  2. В Мариуполе умер олимпийский чемпион по плаванию (in Russian)