Yuliya Levchenko

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Yuliya Levchenko
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Personal information
Born (1997-11-28) 28 November 1997 (age 20)
Bakhmut, Ukraine
Sport
Country  Ukraine
Sport Track and field
Event(s) High jump

Yuliya Andriyivna Levchenko (Ukrainian: Юлія Андріївна Левченко; born 28 November 1997) is a Ukrainian high jumper.[1]

Career

She is the 2017 World Championship silver medallist, and competed at the 2015 World Championships,[2] and the 2016 Olympic Games, without reaching the final. She is also the 2017 European U23 champion.

Her personal bests in the event are 2.01 metres outdoors (London 2017) and 1.94 metres indoors (Belgrade 2017). She was ranked 2nd in the world for season 2017.[3]

In 2017, she was named European Athletics Rising Star of the Year by EA.

Competition record

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ukraine
2013 World Youth Championships Donetsk, Ukraine 13th 1.70 m
2014 Youth Olympic Games Nanjing, China 1st 1.89 m
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 24th (q) 1.85 m
2016 World U20 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 3rd 1.86 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 19th (q) 1.92 m
2017 European Indoor Championships Belgrade, Serbia 3rd 1.94 m
European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 1st 1.96 m
World Championships London, United Kingdom 2nd 2.01 m
2018 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 5th 1.89 m
European Championships Berlin, Germany 9th 1.91 m

See also

References

  1. ^ Yuliya Levchenko at IAAF
  2. ^ "Women's high jump qualification results" (PDF). IAAF. Retrieved 29 August 2015.
  3. ^ "ALL-ATHLETICS WORLD RANKINGS – 07.11.2017 (31.10.2017)".

External links

  • Profile at all-athletics.com


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