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List of notable or famous track and field athletes from Ukraine, with bios and photos, including the top track and field athletes born in Ukraine and even some popular track and field athletes who immigrated to Ukraine. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Ukrainian track and field athletes then this list is the perfect resource for you. These track and field athletes are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known track and field athlete from Ukraine is included when available.

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Aleksandr Dryhol is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Aleksandr Dryhol age 51 Aleksandr Dryhol, born April 25, 1966 is a Ukrainian, formerly Soviet track and field athlete primarily known for the Hammer throw. He was selected to compete for his home country in the 2012 ...more

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Alina Lohvynenko is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Alina Lohvynenko age 27 Alina Lohvynenko is a Ukrainian athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 51.19 seconds at the 400 metres event. Lohvynenko won the gold medal at the 2012 European ...more

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Andriy Protsenko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Andriy Protsenko age 29 Andriy Oleksiyovich Protsenko is a Ukrainian high jumper. He won the silver medal at the 2007 European Junior Championships, and the bronze medal at the 2009 European U23 Championships. He ...more

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Andriy Semenov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Andriy Semenov age 33 Andriy Semenov is a Ukrainian shot putter. Semenov was born in Moldavian SSR; he does his trainings in Odessa. He finished fourth at the 2001 World Youth Championships. He competed at the 2008 ...more

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Anna Mishchenko is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Anna Mishchenko age 34 Anna Valeriïvna Mishchenko, is a Ukrainian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres. She won the 2006 Ukrainian national championships in the event. In 2008 she took sixth ...more

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Anzhela Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Anzhela Shevchenko age 30 Anzhela Shevchenko is a Ukrainian runner who specializes in the middle distance events.

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Artem Rubanko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Artem Rubanko age 44 Artem Borysovych Rubanko is a Ukrainian hammer thrower. His personal best throw is 80.44 metres, achieved in May 2004 in Kiev. He competed at the 2004, 2008 Olympic Games and 2012 Olympic Games ...more

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Bohdan Bondarenko is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Bohdan Bondarenko age 28 Bohdan Bondarenko is a Ukrainian high jumper. His personal best jump is 2.42 metres- a European record – set in New York, on 14 June 2014 at the stage of the 2014 IAAF Diamond League. His 2.42 ...more

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Daryna Prystupa is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Daryna Prystupa age 30 Daryna Prystupa is a Ukrainian athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 51.70 seconds at the 400 metres event. Prystupa won the gold medal at the 2012 European Athletics ...more

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Denys Yurchenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Denys Yurchenko age 40 Denys Sergiyovich Yurchenko 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 ...more

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Dmytro Dem'yanyuk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Dmytro Dem'yanyuk age 34 Dmytro Dem'yanyuk is a male high jumper from Ukraine. He competed at the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 World Indoor Championships and the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final. At ...more

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Yelyzaveta Bryzhina is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Yelyzaveta Bryzhina age 28 Yelyzaveta Viktorivna Bryzhina is a Ukrainian sprint athlete, who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best times are 11.44 seconds in the 100 m, achieved in June 2007 in Kyiv; and 22.44 ...more

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Hanna Demydova is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Demydova age 30 Hanna Demydova is an Ukrainian triple jumper. She competed in the triple jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Hanna Hatsko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Hatsko age 27 Hanna Hatsko is an Ukrainian javelin thrower. She competed in the javelin throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Hanna Knyazyeva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Knyazyeva age 28 Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko is an Israeli triple jumper and long jumper who competed for the Ukraine at the 2012 Summer Olympics. Born in Ukraine, since 2013 she has represented Israel. Born in Kyiv ...more

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Hanna Melnychenko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Melnychenko age 34 Hanna Anatoliïvna Melnychenko is a Ukrainian heptathlete. She was married to Italian decathlete William Frullani. She won the 2013 Decastar competition with 6308 points.

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Hanna Shelekh is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Shelekh age 24 Hanna Shelekh is a Ukrainian athlete who competes in the pole vault. She competed in the Women's pole vault at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Hanna Skydan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Skydan age 25 Hanna Skydan is an Ukrainian hammer thrower. She competed in the hammer throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Hanna Titimets is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Titimets age 29 Hanna Titimets is a Ukrainian hurdler. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, she competed in the Women's 400 metres hurdles. She was born in Pavlograd.

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Hanna Yaroshchuk is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hanna Yaroshchuk age 28 Hanna Vasylivna Ryzhykova is a Ukrainian track and field athlete who specialises in the 400 metres hurdles. She also competes for her country in the 4×400 metres relay. She won gold medals ...more

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Hrystyna Stuy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Hrystyna Stuy age 30 Hrystyna Stuy is a Ukrainian sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres. In the 4 x 100 metres relay she competed at the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final. At the 2009 ...more

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Igor Bychkov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Igor Bychkov age 31 Igor Bychkov is a track and field athlete.

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Iryna Novozhylova is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Iryna Novozhylova age 32 Iryna Oleksandrivna Novozhylova is a Ukrainian hammer thrower. She competed at the 2008 Olympic Games without reaching the final. Her personal best throw is 71.82 metres, achieved in July 2008 ...more

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Kateryna Karsak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Kateryna Karsak age 32 Kateryna Karsak is a female discus thrower from Ukraine. She finished 4th in the discus final at the 2006 European Athletics Championships in Gothenburg with a throw of 62.45m. She won the ...more

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Liliya Lobanova is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Liliya Lobanova age 32 Liliya Lobanova, née Pilyuhina is a Ukrainian athlete who specializes in the 400 metres and 800 metres. She was born in Luhansk. She finished eighth in the 400 metres at the 2004 World ...more

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Lyudmyla Kovalenko is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Lyudmyla Kovalenko age 28 Lyudmyla Kovalenko is a Ukrainian athlete. Kovalenko won the silver medal at the 2012 European Championships in Helsinki in 5000m with result 15:12.03.

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Lyudmyla Yosypenko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Lyudmyla Yosypenko age 33 Lyudmyla Yosypenko is a Ukrainian heptathlete. She came fourth at the 2012 London Olympics with a personal best of 6618 points. She was the winner of the Decastar competition that September. In ...more

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Maksym Mazuryk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Maksym Mazuryk age 34 Maksym Mazuryk is a Ukrainian pole vaulter. He was born in Donetsk. He is sporter of Fenerbahçe S.K. from Turkey.

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Marharyta Dorozhon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Marharyta Dorozhon age 30 Marharyta Dorozhon is an Ukrainian javelin thrower. She competed in the javelin throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Marharyta Tverdohlib is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Marharyta Tverdohlib age 26 Marharyta Tverdokhlib is an Ukrainian long jumper. She competed in the long jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Mariya Ryemyen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Mariya Ryemyen age 30 Mariya Ryemyen is a Ukrainian sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres. Ryemyen was part of the Ukrainian women's 4x100m that won gold during the 2010 European Athletics with 42.29 – the ...more

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Mykola Labovskyy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Mykola Labovskyy age 34 Mykola Labovskyy is a Ukrainian middle distance runner.

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Mykyta Nesterenko is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Mykyta Nesterenko age 26 Mykyta Nesterenko is a Ukrainian discus thrower. His personal best throw with the 2 kilogramm implement is 65.31 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Tallinn. With the junior discus he has a best of ...more

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Nataliia Lupu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Nataliia Lupu age 30 Nataliia Lupu is a Ukrainian athlete of Romanian decent, who specializes in 800 metres.

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Nataliya Dobrynska is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Nataliya Dobrynska age 35 Nataliya Dobrynska is a Ukrainian heptathlete. She is the 2008 Olympic champion and also holds the heptathlon best in the shot put. Her indoor pentathlon best of 5013 points is the world record ...more

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Nataliya Mazuryk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Nataliya Mazuryk age 35 Natalya Kushch-Mazuryk is a Ukrainian pole vaulter. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Nataliya Pohrebnyak is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Nataliya Pohrebnyak age 30 Nataliya Olehivna Pohrebniak is a Ukrainian sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres. Pohrebniak was part of the Ukrainian women's 4x100m that won gold during the 2010 European Athletics ...more

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Nataliya Pyhyda is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Nataliya Pyhyda age 37 Nataliya Pyhyda is a Ukrainian track and field sprinter who specializes in the 200 and 400 metres. Her personal best times are 22.82 seconds and 50.86 seconds, respectively.

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Natalya Fokina-Semenova is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Natalya Fokina-Semenova age 35 Natalya Fokina-Semenova is a Ukrainian discus thrower. Her personal best throw is 63.11 metres, achieved at the 2003 Summer Universiade in Daegu.

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Oleksandr Pyatnytsya is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Oleksandr Pyatnytsya age 32 Oleksandr Sergiyovich Pyatnytsya is a male javelin thrower from Ukraine. His personal best is 86.12 metres, achieved in May 2012 in Kyiv, which was a new national record. He won the bronze medal ...more

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Oleksiy Kasyanov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Oleksiy Kasyanov age 32 Oleksiy Kasyanov is a Ukrainian decathlete. His personal best score is 8479 points, achieved at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany. He won the 2010 TNT-Fortuna Meeting in Kladno ...more

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Oleksiy Sokyrskyy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Oleksiy Sokyrskyy age 33 Oleksiy Sokyrskyy is a Ukrainian hammer thrower. His personal best is 76.96 achieved 19 June 2011 in Stockholm.

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Olena Kholosha is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Olena Kholosha age 36 Olena Kholosha is a Ukrainian high jumper. Kholosha won a bronze medal at the European Athletics championships in Helsinki by jumping a height of 1.92 m.

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Olesya Povh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Olesya Povh age 30 Olesya Povh is a Ukrainian sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best times include 11.18 seconds in the 100 m, achieved in August 2012 in London. She is an Olympic ...more

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Olha Saladuha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Olha Saladuha age 34 Olha Saladuha is a Ukrainian triple jumper.

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Olha Skrypak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Olha Skrypak age 27 Olha Skrypak is a Ukrainian athlete who competes in the long-distance events. Skrypak won the bronze medal at the 2012 European Athletics Championships in Helsinki at the 10,000 metres event.

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Olha Zemlyak is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Olha Zemlyak age 28 Olha Zemlyak is a Ukrainian athlete who competes in the sprint with a personal best time of 51.82 seconds at the 400 metres event. Zemlyak won the gold medal at the 2012 European Athletics ...more

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Roman Avramenko is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Roman Avramenko age 30 Roman Avramenko is a Ukrainian javelin thrower. He qualified for the 2012 Summer Olympics. He did not progress to the final and finished in 14th place with a throw of 80.06 metres. He is ...more

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Serhiy Lebid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Serhiy Lebid age 42 Serhiy Lebid is a Ukrainian long-distance runner. He has won the European Cross Country championships on nine occasions, winning in 1998, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008 and 2010. ...more

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Serhiy Smelyk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine
Serhiy Smelyk age 30 Serhiy Smelyk is a Ukrainian sprinter. He won the bronze medal in the 200 metres at the 2014 European Championships. He has personal bests of 10.21 in the 100 metres and 20.30 in the 200