Viktor CHUKARIN, Honoured Master of Sport of USSR; trainer, USSR National Gymnastics Team, since 1957.
CHUKARIN, Viktor was born in 1921 in Mariupol, Ukrainia.
Graduated from the Lvov Institute of Physical Culture, 1950.
1938 sport debut; since 1947 Master of Sport of USSR. 1948 Ukrainia Champion. 1949 best Soviet gymnast in overall pointagc and USSR Supreme Gymnastics Champion.
1952 won 4 gold and 2 silver medals at 15th Olympics. At 1954 Rome World Championship, placed 1st in overall pointage and parallel bar exercises to become World Gymnastics Champion. 1955 USSR Supreme Gymnastics Champion in total pointage.