Valeriy Tikhonenko( Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Olympic champion, two-time world championship silver medalist, European champion, champion of Russia)
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Biography Valeriy Tikhonenko
Born August 19, 1964 in g.Angren Uzbekistan. Father - Tikhonenko, Alexei Mikhailovich (rod.24.03.1936 g.). Mother - Tikhonenko Valentina (rod.10.12.1940 g.). Wife - Tikhonenko Victoria Lvovna (rod.13.12.1975 g.). Children: Ivan (rod.19.09.1992 g.), Mark (rod.13.03.1998 g.).
Graduated from Kazakh State Institute of Physical Culture and Sports (1980-1985 yy). Has a specialty coach.
Having started his sporting career in the days of the Soviet Union, Valery Tikhonenko is the most esteemed of the now playing CSKA basketball. He - a three-time silver medalist of the USSR (1985-1987 yy), . winner of the tournament "Friendship" (1984) and the Universiade (1985), . European Champion (1985), . European Championship silver medalist (1987), . two-time silver medalist of world championships (1986, . 1990), . Seoul Olympic champion (1988) and the First World war the Olympic Games (1995).,
. Victory VA Tikhonenko awarded state awards: the Order of Honor "(1988) and the Order of Honor in Russia (1995)
. Free prefers to spend time with family. Hobby - sleep well. Likes the Soviet cinema, particularly tape 60-80 i.i. Favorite artists - N. Karachentsev, M. Boyarsky, S. Farada, A.Pankratov-Black, Yuri Nikulin and others. Musical preferences - Russian popular music. In addition to basketball enjoys football, hockey, tennis, skiing, biathlon. Special fondness - Competition Formula-I. Is fluent in Spanish.
Lives and works in Moscow.