Olimpic winners

Bohdan Makuts

A graduate of the Lviv State University of Physical Culture (1980). Honored Master of Sports in gymnastics. World Champion (1979, 1981) in team championship, silver medalist in pentathlon (1981) and in team championship (1983), bronze medalist in the exercises on the rings (1981) and in sports jump (1881). Multiple European champion (1979, 1981). Won Olympic gold award in the USSR team of gymnastics at the Moscow Olympics in the team competition.

 

Oleksandr Petriv

Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine in shooting. A graduate of the Lviv State University of Physical Culture (2009). Two-time bronze medalist of world championships. Champion and silver medalist of world championships among servicemen. World Cup stage winner. Champion, five-times silver and a bronze medalist of European championships. Multiple champion of Ukraine. Record holder of Ukraine. Olympic gold medal won at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing (2008) in the exercise of MP-8 with an Olympic record. He was awarded the Order "For Merit» of III degree (4 September 2008) and the Ukrainian President’s award - the anniversary medal "20 years of independence of Ukraine" (19 August 2011).

 

Oleksandr Usyk

Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine in boxing. World champion 2011, European champion in the light heavyweight, champion of Ukraine, Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine, champion of the Olympic Games in London. Olympic Gold Medal won 11 August 2012, winning over Italian boxer Clemente Russo. After the final match danced in the ring victorious hopak. Postgraduate student of Lviv State University of Physical Culture.

 

Yana Shemiakina

Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine in fencing. European champion in 2004, 2005 among juniors. The winner in the individual competition and bronze medalist in the team competition European Championships 2005. In 2007, became a two-time champion of the World Universiade in Bangkok. Gold winner of Universiade-2009 in Belgrade. Bronze medalist of European Championship-2009. Postgraduate student of Lviv State University of Physical Culture.

 

Olena Pidhrushna

Postgraduate student of Lviv State University of Physical Culture. Ukrainian biathlete, international master of sports, champion of Olympic Games in Sochi, at the World championship in 2013 won three medals: golden in the sprint, silver in the relay and bronze in the race persecution. Five-times European champion, winner of the World Cup in biathlon. In  December 7, 2013 Ukrainian women's team won "gold" during a Hokhfiltsen (Austria); during the award biathlete Yuliia Dzyma, sisters Valentyna and Vita Semerenko and Olena Pidhrushna shouted "For Maidan". Fans responded to sportswomen "Well done!". At the XXII Olympic games in Sochi in the national team of Ukraine has won "gold" in relay race 4 to 6 km.

State awards

• Order of Princess Olga of  III degree. (14 September 2013) - for significant contribution to the development and promotion of physical culture and sports in Ukraine, the achievement of high sports results and many years of fruitful professional career.

 

Vadym Tychshenko

Honored Master of Sports of the USSR in football. Studied at the Lviv State Institute of Physical Culture. Silver medalist of the USSR championship: 1987, 1989. Champion of the USSR (1988). Winner of Cup of the USSR (1989). Olympic champion (1988). Bronze medalist in Ukrainian championship (1992). He played for the "Niva" (Vinnitsa), SKA "Karpaty" (Lviv), "Dnipro" (Dnipropetrovsk), "Khapoel" (Khaifa). Twice was included in the List of 33 best players of the season in the USSR (№ 3 - 1987, 1989). He was awarded the Order "For Merit» of III degree (2004).

Worka as a coach since 1996. Coached the team "Dnipro" Dnipropetrovsk (1996-1997). Head coach of the club "Dnipro" Dnipropetrovsk (1998). Head coach of the club "Kryvbas-2" Krivyi Rih (1999). Coach at club "Kryvbas" Kryvyi Rih (2000-2001). The coach of the club "Dnipro" Dnipropetrovsk since 2001 (in October-December 2005 - head coach). Sporting director of FC "Dnipro".

 

Pavlo Liednov

Honored Master of Sports in Modern Pentathlon, winner of seven Olympic medals - two golden (1972, 1980), two silver (1972, 1976) and three bronze medals (1968, 1972, 1980). Four-time world champion in the individual competition (1973, 1974, 1975, 1978), vice-champion (1977). Multiple champion and winner of world championships in the team standings. Head coach of the USSR team (1981 - 1987). Winner of the Guinness Book of Records for the largest amount of Olympic medals. (25.03.1943 — 23.11.2010)

 

Viktor Chukarin

Honored Master of Sports (1952). Honored coach of the USSR (1972). International Judge (1967). Graduated Lviv State Institute of Physical Culture (1951). Champion of Games of XV and XVI Olympiad (1952, 1956) in the multiathlon. Champion of Games XV of Olympiad (1952) in the exercises on the horseback and vault, a silver medalist in exercises on uneven bars and rings. Champion of Games of XVI Olympiad (1956) in exercises on uneven bars silver medalist in floor exercises, bronze - in exercises on horseback. Absolute World Champion (1954). World champion (1954) in team championship and in exercises on uneven bars; bronze medalist - in exercises on horseback. Coach – P. T. Sobenko.

(9.11.1921- 25.08.1984)

 

Viktor Pankrashkin

Honored Master of Sports of basketball. Champion of the USSR 1980-1984, 1988. 2nd Championship of the USSR (1985, 1986, 1987). Cup of the USSR (1982). Olympic champion (1988). He played for the SKA (Lvov), SKA (Riga), CSKA (1979-89). In the 1990 season held at "Urartu" (Yerevan). Owned good three-pointer cast. Very well put mastered the art blokshot. This contributed to a physical feature - an unusually long arms. Being the highest in the USSR team, he is the only one who could not help taking five floor, seize with both hands cage (305 cm). He was awarded the medal "for labor valor".

(12.10.1957 - 07.24.1993)

 

Dmytro Leonkin

Master of Sports in gymnastics. A graduate of the Lviv State University of Physical Culture. USSR champion in floor exercise (1952, 1954), in exercises on the rings (1951), silver medalist in the floor exercise (1953, 1958) and in vault (1954), in exercises on rings (1954) and in vault (1953). At the Olympics in Helsinki, in the USSR team in gymnastics, won the golden medal in the team and bronze medal in exercises on the rings.

(16.12.1928 - 1980)

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