Oleksandr Sydorenko

Aleksandr Sidorenko
Personal information
Full name Aleksandr Sidorenko
Nickname(s) Sidor
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1960-05-27) 27 May 1960 (age 54)
Mariupol, USSR (now Ukraine)
Sport
Sport Swimming
Stroke(s) Individual medley

Aleksandr Sidorenko (born 27 May 1960 in Mariupol) is a former individual medley swimmer from the USSR. He won the 400 m individual medley at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.

Сhampion European 1981 Split and World 1982 Guayaquil at a distance 200 m individual medley.

Between 1977 and 1986 he became the USSR champion 20 times. In 1982 he married the bronze medal-winner of the 1980 Olympic Games, Yelena Kruglova.

He was awarded the Order of Friendship of Peoples (USSR)

He now works as the manager of the water polo team "Ilyichevets."

Clubs

  • Water polo team "Ilyichevets"

See also

References

  • YouTube heat 400 IM Olympic Games -80
  • databaseOlympics
  • (Russian) Profile in the Olympic Encyclopedia
  • (Russian) Interview to Alexander in the newspaper
  • (Russian) Interview to Alexander in the newspaper
  • (Russian) Ru.World Heritage Encyclopedia
  • Olympics Statistics and History
Records
Preceded by
United States Graham Smith
Men's 200 metres individual medley
world record holder (long course)

9 July 1978 – 2 August 1978
Succeeded by
United States Steve Lundquist