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Sergei Ivanovich Kovalenko

basketball player

Sergey Ivanovich Kovalenko was a Soviet basketball player who won the gold medal with the Soviet basketball team in the 1972 Olympics.

Background

Kovalenko, Sergei was born on August 11, 1947 in Port Arthur.

Career

Honoured Master of Sports (basketball), 1972. With Tbilisi Burevestnik. From 1969, with Kiev Stroitel’.

From 1976, with the Central Sports Club of the Army. Sports instructor. USSR champion, 1976-1979. European champion, 1969.

Olympic champion, 1972. Bronze medal, 1968.