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Famous Track And Field Athletes from Ukraine

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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.

Examples include Vadym Slobodenyuk and Sheryf El-Sheryf.

This historic track and field athletes from Ukraine list can help answer the questions "Who are some Ukrainian track and field athletes of note?" and "Who are the most famous track and field athletes from Ukraine?" These prominent track and field athletes of Ukraine may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Ukrainian track and field athletes.

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    Aleksandr Dryhol

    Age: 55

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    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 Summer...  more
  • 2

    Alina Lohvynenko

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceArtemivsk, Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine

    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 Athletics...  more
  • 3

    Andriy Protsenko

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceKherson, Ukraine

    Andriy Oleksiyovych Protsenko (Ukrainian: Андрій Олексійович Проценко; born 20 May 1988) is a Ukrainian high jumper. He is the 2014 World Indoor bronze medalist and European silver medalist....  more
  • 4

    Andriy Semenov

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceOrhei, Moldova

    Andriy Semenov (Ukrainian: Андрій Семенов; born 4 July 1984 in Orhei) is a Ukrainian shot putter. Semenov was born in Moldavian SSR; he does his trainings in Odessa. He finished fourth at the 2001...  more
  • 5

    Anna Mishchenko

    Age: 37

    BirthplaceSumy, Ukraine

    Anna Valeriïvna Mishchenko (Ukrainian: Анна Валеріївна Міщенко; born 25 August 1983 in Sumy), is a Ukrainian middle distance runner who specializes in the 1500 metres....  more
  • 6

    Anzhela Shevchenko

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceSevastopol

    Anzhelika Viktorivna Shevchenko (Ukrainian: Анжеліка Вікторівна Шевченко; born 29 October 1987 in Sevastopol) is a Ukrainian (until 2016) and Russian (since 2017) runner who specializes in the...  more
  • 7

    Artem Rubanko

    Age: 47

    BirthplaceKiev, Ukrainian SSR

    Artem Borysovych Rubanko (Ukrainian: Артем Борисович Рубанко; born 21 August 1974 in Kiev, in the Ukrainian SSR of the Soviet Union) is a Ukrainian hammer thrower. His personal best throw is 80.44...  more
  • 8

    BirthplaceKharkiv, Soviet Union

    Bohdan Viktorovych Bondarenko (Ukrainian: Богдан Вікторович Бондаренко; born 30 August 1989) is a Ukrainian high jumper. He is the 2013 World champion, 2014 European champion, and 2016 Olympic bronze...  more
  • 9

    Daryna Prystupa

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceDonetsk Oblast, Ukraine

    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
  • 10

    BirthplaceDonetsk, Ukraine

    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....  more
  • 11

    Dmytro Dem'yanyuk

    Age: 38

    BirthplaceLviv, Ukraine

    Dmytro Dem'yanyuk (born 30 June 1983) is a male high jumper from Ukraine. He competed at the 2007 World Championships, the 2008 World Indoor Championships, the 2008 Olympic Games and the 2012 Summer...  more
  • 12

    Yelyzaveta Bryzhina

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceLuhansk, Ukraine

    Yelyzaveta Viktorivna Bryzhina (Ukrainian: Єлизавета Вікторівна Бризгіна; born November 28, 1989 in Luhansk) is a Ukrainian sprint athlete, who specializes in the 100 metres. Her personal best times...  more
  • 13

    Hanna Demydova

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceSumy, Ukraine

    Hanna Demydova is an Ukrainian triple jumper. She competed in the triple jump event at the 2012 Summer Olympics....  more
  • 14

    Hanna Hatsko

    Age: 30

    BirthplaceZaporizhia, Ukraine

    Hanna Hatsko is an Ukrainian javelin thrower. She competed in the javelin throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics....  more
  • 15

    Hanna Knyazyeva

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceKiev Oblast, Ukraine

    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
  • 16

    BirthplaceTbilisi, Georgia

    Hanna Anatoliïvna Kasyanova (née Melnychenko) (Ukrainian: Ганна Анатоліївна Мельниченко; born 24 April 1983 in Tbilisi, Georgia) is a Ukrainian heptathlete....  more
  • 17

    Hanna Shelekh

    Age: 28

    BirthplaceDonetsk, Ukraine

    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....  more
  • 18

    Hanna Skydan

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceKrasnyi Luch, Ukraine

    Hanna Skydan is an Ukrainian hammer thrower. She competed in the hammer throw event at the 2012 Summer Olympics....  more
  • 19

    Hanna Titimets

    Age: 32

    BirthplacePavlohrad, Ukraine

    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....  more
  • 20

    Hanna Yaroshchuk

    Age: 31

    BirthplaceDnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

    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 in the...  more
  • 21

    Hrystyna Stuy

    Age: 33

    BirthplaceIvano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

    Hrystyna Stuy (Ukrainian: Христина Стуй; born 3 February 1988 in Uhryniv) is a Ukrainian sprint athlete who specializes in the 100 metres....  more
  • 22

    Igor Bychkov

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceDonetsk, Ukraine

    Igor Bychkov is a track and field athlete....  more
  • 23

    Iryna Novozhylova

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceShostka, Ukraine

    Iryna Oleksandrivna Novozhylova (Ukrainian: Ірина Олександрівна Новожилова; born 7 January 1986 in Shostka, Sumy) is a Ukrainian hammer thrower. She competed at the 2008 Olympic Games and 2012...  more
  • 24

    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Kateryna Karsak (born December 26, 1985) 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...  more
  • 25

    Liliya Lobanova

    Age: 35

    BirthplaceLuhansk, Ukraine

    Liliya Lobanova, née Pilyuhina (born 14 October 1985) 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...  more