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  • Yuriy CHEBAN | Athlete

    Yuriy CHEBAN

    UKR
    | Canoe Sprint | 2 Medals
  • News | RIO 2016

    Canoeing’s speed merchants light up Rio

    The star of the Rio 2016 canoe sprint competitions was unquestionably Hungary’s Danuta Kozák, the winner of golds in three of the four women’s competitions: K1, K2 and K4 500m. Elsewhere at the Lagoa Stadium, Germany’s Sebastian Brendel retained his C1 1,000m crown and won another in C2 over the same distance. Two other athletes to win back-to-back titles were New Zealand’s Lisa Carrington in the women’s K1 200m and Ukraine’s Yuriy Cheban in the men’s C1 200m.
    12 Oct 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Canoe Sprint
  • News | RIO 2016

    Rio 2016 - Day 13: Usain Bolt on top of the world

    Relive Thursday 18 August 2016 in Rio on olympic.org. The day was marked by the “triple double” of Usain Bolt, who won the 200m, the Brownlee brothers’ family double in the triathlon, Argentina’s first-ever hockey victory and the end of the beach volleyball, sailing and canoe/kayak sprint competitions
    18 Aug 2017 | RIO 2016, Olympic News
  • News | London 2012

    Bolt leads record breakers - London 2012 - Athletics

    Day 15 saw the curtain fall on the track and field action at London 2012, and once again it was Usain Bolt who stole the headlines on a day when 32 gold medals were won.
    11 Aug 2012 | London 2012, Olympic News
  • C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban | Video

    C1 sprint gold for Ukraine's Cheban

    London 2012 - Ukraine's Yuri Cheban takes gold in the men's Canoe Single (C1) 200m sprint, with Lithuania's Jevgenij Shuklin in silver on the finish line and Russian Ivan Shtyl taking bronze.
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