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Alexander Belostenny

Alexander Belostenny
Medal record
Men's Basketball
Competitor for the  Soviet Union
Summer Olympic Games
Bronze 1980 Moscow USSR
Gold 1988 Seoul
FIBA World Cup
Silver 1978 Philippines USSR
Gold 1982 Colombia USSR
Silver 1986 Spain USSR
Silver 1990 Argentina USSR
FIBA EuroBasket
Silver 1977 Belgium USSR
Gold 1979 Italy USSR
Gold 1981 Czechoslovakia USSR
Bronze 1983 France USSR
Gold 1985 West Germany USSR
Bronze 1989 Yugoslavia USSR

Alexander Mikhaylovich Belostenny (Ukrainian: Олександр Михайлович Білостінний ; Russian: Александр Михайлович Белостенный ; February 24, 1959 – May 25, 2010) was a Ukrainian basketball player. He was a member of the Soviet national team from 1977 to 1992, except for an absence during a single competition, EuroBasket 1987. Alexander Belostenny died on May 25, 2010, from lung cancer.[1]

Club career

Belostenny spent most of his club career at Budivelnyk Kiev, and was a leading payer in its only Soviet Union League title in 1989. Late in his career, he played with the German club HERZOGtel Trier, where he also competed in the Korać Cup.

Soviet Union national team

As a player of the Soviet national team, Belostenny won three gold medals at the FIBA EuroBasket (EuroBasket 1979, EuroBasket 1981, and EuroBasket 1985), one gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympic Games, and one bronze medal at the 1980 Summer Olympic Games. In addition, he is one of the top medalists in FIBA World Cup history, having four medals, one gold (1982) and three silver (1978, 1986, and 1990).

References

External links

  • Olympic results at sports-reference.com

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