BERESH Olexander
Mens Artistic (Ukraine)
Last update: 05/09/2011

BERESH Olexander Ukraine
Discipline: Mens Artistic
Last update: 05/09/2011 Print
Licence No.: 00000897
Date of birth: 12/10/1977 Age: 38
Gender: Male
Height: 170 cm/5.6 ft Weight: 64 kg/141.1 lb
Place of birth: PERVOMAYSK

Hometown: KERSON (UKR)
Marital status: Single
Children: 0 boys
0 girls
Occupation: Sportsman, Instructor
Languages Spoken: Ukrainian, Russian
Start Discipline (year): 1983
First Int. Competition (year): 1996
National Team Since (year): 1997
Current Club: Dynamo
Head coach: Igor Korobchinsky (UKR)
Assistant coach: Igor Pysarenko (UKR)
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Creation date: 2000-03-07
More about BERESH Olexander:
Three-time World Championships team member winning 3 medals in 2002 - 1 silver (high bar) and 2 bronze (team, pommel horse); Made his World Championships debut in 1997 in Lausanne, Switzerland where he won a bronze medal on high bar (8th in team, 9th in all-around); Two-time Olympic medalist in 2000, winning 1 silver (team) and 1 bronze (all around); Competed at 3 European Championships winning 2 gold medals in 2000 (all-around, vault); Won the all-around at the 1999 World University Games in Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Withdrew from the all-around at the 2001 Goodwill Games in Brisbane, Australia suffering from an injured shoulder; Coached by Igor KOROBCHINSKY, the 1989 World All-Around champion and 1992 Olympic team champion; Trains at the National Training Center in Koncha; Best and favorite event is the high bar; Started gymnastics at age 6 with his first coach Leonid GUROV.

Studied at the Institute of Physical Culture; From the town of Kherson, the same as gymnasts Larissa LATYNINA, Tatyana LYSENKO, Victorya KARPENKO, Natalia KALININA; Father Leonid was a miner and is now deceased; Mother Olha is a housewife; Has an older brother Viktor who drives a train; Enjoys football (favorite team is Dynamo Kyiv), playing tennis and soccer, and driving his car.
Category Rank-F Score-F Rank-Q Score-Q Year Place Level
All Around 3 58.212 2 58.049 2000 SYDNEY Games of the XXVII Olympiad
Pommel Horse 4 9.675 2000 GLASGOW 10th ART and 3rd RG World Cup Final
Horizontal Bar 1 9.762 2000 GLASGOW 10th ART and 3rd RG World Cup Final