Sergiy Bezugly (AZE)

Sergiy Bezugly (AZE)

AZAzerbaijan
Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
07 October 1984
Height
183 cm
Weight
89 kg
Marital status
Married
Residence
Mykolayiv, UKR
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian

Biography

General Interest

Nicknames
Bes (baku2015.com, 14 Jun 2015)
Hobbies
Football, basketball. (baku2015.com, 14 Jun 2015)
Memorable sporting achievement
Competing at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (baku2015.com, 14 Jun 2015)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Master of Sport of International Class in Ukraine. (olympicgames.com.ua, 12 Aug 2008)
Other sports
He practised trampolining from age six to 13 and was named a Candidate for Master of Sport. (baku2015.com, 14 Jun 2015)
Other information
FROM UKRAINE TO AZERBAIJAN
He originally competed in canoe sprint for Ukraine, representing the nation at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing alongside teammate Maksym Prokopenko. In 2009 Bezugly switched nationality and began competing for Azerbaijan. Prokopenko also made the same change and the two participated together in the C1 1000m at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. (chicagotribune.com, 09 Aug 2012; sports-reference.com, 2012)

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He began competing in canoe sprint in 1997.
Why this sport?
Both of his parents were sprint paddlers and they encouraged him to try the sport.
Name of coach
Oleksandr Kolibelnikov [national]

Results

CompetitionEventLocationDateSeasonGenderResultRankMentions
Olympic GamesC2 1000mEngland, London9 August 20122012Men3:37.2194Best result
Olympic GamesC2 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Men1:44.1578Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men1:44.5226Latest resultBest result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mItaly, Milan23 August 20152015Men4:01.73218Latest result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mRussia, Moscow9 August 20142014Men1:39.7654Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men3:38.91812
World ChampionshipsC2 200mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men38.09810
World ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Duisburg1 September 20132013Men1:46.0945Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mHungary, Szeged19 August 20112011Men1:46.1782Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mHungary, Szeged20 August 20112011Men3:31.9522Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:48.3412Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men37.3358Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men1:41.2772Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mPoland, Poznan21 August 20102010Men3:39.5055Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:42.6603Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mCanada, Dartmouth15 August 20092009Men3:37.4622Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 1000mGermany, Duisburg11 August 20072007Men4:28.26718
World ChampionshipsC2 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men1:48.6309
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mHungary, Szeged19 August 20062006Men3:46.7693Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men1:35.7627Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 500mCroatia, Zagreb28 August 20052005Men1:34.1607Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 1000mCroatia, Zagreb27 August 20052005Men3:25.1537Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men1:49.4567Latest result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice2 May 20152015Men14Latest result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men1:45.7618
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg12 July 20142014Men3:39.1717
European ChampionshipsC2 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men38.1665
European ChampionshipsC2 500mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men1:41.6892Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:29.7604Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men37.2984Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men1:38.8252Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSpain, Trasona3 July 20102010Men3:34.1151Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mGermany, Brandenburg28 June 20092009Men1:41.8763Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Brandenburg27 June 20092009Men3:37.7064Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Men3:41.1922Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 500mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men1:43.1146
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mCzech Republic, Racice8 July 20062006Men3:54.9959
European ChampionshipsC4 500mPoland, Poznan31 July 20052005Men1:41.4637
European ChampionshipsC4 1000mPoland, Poznan30 July 20052005Men3:19.5925