Viktor Tsybulenko in 2012
|Born||13 July 1930 |
Vepryk, Kyiv Oblast, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
|Died||19 October 2013 83) (aged|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Weight||92 kg (203 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||84.64 m (1960)|
Viktor Serhiyovych : Віктор Сергійович Цибуленко, Russian : Виктор Серге́евич Цыбуленко, 13 July 1930 – 19 October 2013) was a Ukrainian javelin thrower who represented the Soviet Union.Tsybulenko (Ukrainian
He competed for the Soviet Union at the 1952, 1956 and 1960 Olympics and won a gold medal in 1960 and a bronze in 1956, while finishing fourth in 1952.For these achievements he was awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labour in 1960 and the Order of the Badge of Honor in 1957.
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