Valery Belenky (USSR/GER)

1992 Olympic AA Bronze Medalist
1997 World PH Champion

Medal Total

Olympic Games:  1 Gold, 1 Bronze
European Championships:  1 Silver
World Championships:  3 Gold, 3 Bronze
World Cup:  4 Gold, 2 Silver, 1 Bronze

Valery was born in Baku on September 5, 1969.  He competed for the USSR/CIS team through 1992, and was affiliated with the Army Club.  In 1994 became a German citizen.  His coach was Anatoly Yarmovsky (both in Baku and in Stuttgart).


Competition Results

1987
Jr. Friendship Tournament (Druzhba):  1st Team, 5th AA, 1st PH

1988
Chunichi Cup: 6th AA, 2nd FX, 2nd V, 4th PH, 5th R
DTB Cup: 4th AA, 1st PB, 2nd FX, 2nd R, 4th V,4th PH, 5th HB
Tokyo Cup: 1st PH, 1st V, 2nd FX
USSR Cup: 11th AA, 5th FX, 6th V
 
1989
Chunichi Cup: 1st AA
DTB Cup: 3rd AA, 1st PH, 1st V, 1st PB
Leningrad International: 2nd AA, 1st PH, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd FX, 4th V
Tokyo Cup:  1st PH, 1st PB
USA-USSR Dual Meet: 1st AA
USSR Championships:  2nd AA
USSR Cup: 5th AA, 3rd R
 
1990
DTB Cup: 1st AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd FX, 2nd PH, 6th V
Dutch Open: 1st AA, 1st PH, 1st R, 1st V, 1st PB
Gander Memorial: 2nd AA
Goodwill Games:  1st Team, 2nd AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 3rd V
Swiss Cup:  1st Team
USA-USSR Dual Meet:  1st Team, 2nd AA
USSR Championships:  2nd AA
USSR Cup:  4th AA, 1st V, 1st R, 3rd FX
World Cup: 1st AA, 1st R, 1st PB, 1st HB, 2nd FX, 2nd PH, 3rd V
World Stars:  1st AA, 2nd FX, 2nd PH, 2nd R, 2nd V 
 
1991
Blume Memorial: 3rd AA
GER-USSR-CHN Tri-Meet: 2nd AA
Moscow World Stars: 4th AA, 1st V, 1st PB
USSR Championships: 7th AA
USSR Spartakiade: 4th AA
World Championships: 1st Team, 1st PH
 
1992
CIS Championships: 4th AA, 1st PH
Cottbus International: 2nd AA, 1st FX, 1st R, 1st PB, 2nd HB, 3rd V
DTB Cup: 6th AA, 2nd R, 2nd PB
Gander Memorial: 3rd AA
Moscow World Stars: 5th AA
Olympic Games: 1st Team, 3rd AA, 5th R, 7th PH
Swiss Cup: 3rd Team
World Championships: 3rd PB, 9th PH
 
1993
Birmingham Classic:  5th AA, 2nd PB
Cottbus International: 5th AA
DTB Cup: 1st V, 3rd FX, 4th R, 4th HB, 7th PB
Kosice International: 3rd AA, 1st PH
Medico Cup:  1st AA, 1st V, 1st PB, 2nd R
World Championships: 3rd PB, 8th V
 
1994
DTB Cup: 1st PH, 3rd R, 4th V, 7th PB
European Championships: 5th AA, 5th PB, 7th V
Swiss Cup: 1st PH, 5th R, 5th V, 7th FX
World Championships (Brisbane): 4th AA, 3rd R, 7th PH
World Championships (Dortmund): 5th Team
 
1995
Cottbus International: 5th FX, 5th PH, 5th R, 7th V
DTB Cup: 2nd PH, 3rd V, 5th R, 7th FX, 8th PB
French International: 3rd AA, 3rd R, 5th PH, 6th FX
Gander Memorial: 2nd AA
World Championships: 5th AA
World Stars:  3rd AA, 1st R, 2nd PB

1995
European Cup:  2nd AA, 1st PH

1996
American Cup: 5th AA
Cottbus International: 2nd PB, 3rd PH, 6th FX
European Championships: 4th PB, 5th R
German Championships: 2nd AA, 4th R, 5th FX, 7th V
Olympic Games: 6th AA
Swiss Cup: 1st PH, 4th PB, 5th R, 6th V, 8th FX
Three-on-Three International: 12th Team
World Championships (San Juan): 7th V, 8th PB
 
1997
American Cup: 3rd AA
GER-AUS Dual Meet:  1st Team, 12th AA
GER Championships: 1st PH, 1st R, 1st PB
Messe Cup: 3rd Team
Three-on-Three International: 7th Team
World Championships: 6th Team, 1st PH, 4th R

1998
European Championships:  2nd R, 6th PH, 6th PB
Samboo Cup:  2nd R, 3rd PH

1999
GER-BLR-SUI Tri-Meet:  6th AA
World Championships:  6th PH

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