Sergey Bubka

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Birthday
4, 1963
Birthplace
Luhansk, Ukraine
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
4, 1963 (age 55)
Birthplace
Luhansk, Ukraine

About

World record-setting pole vaulter who won a gold medal at the 1988 Olympics in Seoul.

Before Fame

He began his career as an all-around athlete, also excelling in sprints and long jumps.

Trivia

He won six World Championships in his career, in 1983, 1987, 1991, 1993, 1995, and 1997.

Family Life

He has a son, Sergei, who is a professional tennis player.

Associated With

In 1991 he succeeded Michael Johnson as the Men's Track and Field Athlete of the Year.