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Vitaly Scherbo

Vitaly Scherbo
Personal information
NameVitaly Scherbo
Country representedBelarus
Former country represented 
Height169 cm
DisciplineMen's artistic gymnastics

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Vitaly Venediktovich Scherbo (or Shcherbo) ( , ), born 13 January 1972 in Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, is a Belarusian and former Soviet artistic gymnast. Arguably the greatest or most successful male gymnast of all time, he is the only male gymnast ever to have won a world title on all 8 events (Individual All-Around in 1993, Team in 1991, Floor in 1994, 1995 and 1996, Horizontal Bar in 1994, Parallel Bars in 1993 and 1995, Pommel Horse in 1992, Rings in 1992, Vault in 1993 and 1994). At the 1992 Olympics, he won 6 of 8 events (team, all-around, and 4 of 6 event finals - more golds at a single Olympics than any other gymnast in Olympic history), becoming the most successful athlete at the 1992 Summer Olympics.

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