Sergey Bubka

Sport: Pole Vault
Born: 
December 4, 1963
Residence: 
Ukraine

Sergey Bubka is one of the most illustrious sporting figures of our time.  The greatest pole-vaulter in history, he is the only athlete to have won six successive world titles. He dominated his chosen discipline for almost two decades, although surprisingly he won just one Olympic gold medal in four attempts, at Seoul in 1988.

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