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Denys Yurchenko

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Denys Yurchenko

Denys Yurchenko
Personal information
Born (1978-01-27) January 27, 1978
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Weight 75 kg (165 lb)
Country  Ukraine
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Pole Vault

Denys Sergiyovich Yurchenko (Ukrainian: Денис Сергійович Юрченко) (born January 27, 1978 in Donetsk) is a Ukrainian pole vaulter with three medals in Indoor Athletics Championships. He also won the bronze medal in the men's pole vault event at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.[1]

His personal best jump (outdoor) is 5.83 metres, achieved in July 2008 in Kiev.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 30th (q) 5.40 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria NM
European Championships Munich, Germany 6th 5.70 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 6th 5.70 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 3rd 5.70 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th 5.65 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 2nd 5.85 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th (q) 5.45 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia NM
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden NM
2007 European Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 2nd 5.71 m
World Championships Osaka, Japan 12th 5.66 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 16th (q) 5.35 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 3rd 5.70 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain NM
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 22nd (q) 5.35 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland NM
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom NM


  1. ^ "Hooker wins pole vault gold medal for Australia".  

External links

  • Denys Yurchenko profile at IAAF

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