ATHLETE

Vladimir Yashchenko

1959 - 1999

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Vladimir Ilyich Yashchenko (Russian: Владимир Ильич Ященко) or Volodymyr Yashchenko (Ukrainian: Володимир Ященко) (12 January 1959 – 30 November 1999) was a Ukrainian member of the Soviet national team and former world record holder in the high jump (233 cm, 234 cm and 235 cm). He first broke the record at age 18 with a jump of 2.33 m, at the USA-USSR junior dual meet in Richmond, Virginia, 1977. He won the 1978 European Championships high jump competition with a jump of 230 cm. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Yashchenko has received more than 37,038 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Vladimir Yashchenko is the 818th most popular athlete (up from 889th in 2019), the 724th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 666th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Athlete.

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Among ATHLETES

Among athletes, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 818 out of 3,059Before him are Zvonimir Vujin, Maria Kwaśniewska, Diana Yorgova, Stefan Holm, Hassiba Boulmerka, and John Exley. After him are Karen Lachmann, Luciano Sušanj, Marc Wright, Oscar Olson, Klaus Wolfermann, and Thomas Köhler.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 302Before him are Ali Bujsaim, Talia Balsam, Valdemaras Chomičius, Daniel Goldhagen, David Frankel, and Mirandinha. After him are Jack Wagner, Shawn Weatherly, Abdullah bin Khalifa Al Thani, Barbara Krause, John Patitucci, and Thomas Allofs. Among people deceased in 1999, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 223Before him are Hoyt Axton, Paul-Émile de Souza, Charles Brown, Maigonis Valdmanis, Boris Kuznetsov, and Mohammad Mohammadullah. After him are Jorge Góngora, Dana Plato, Tamás Mendelényi, Irving Rapper, Toninho, and Ernest Gold.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 724 out of 1,083Before him are Grigory Kriss (1940), Emanuel Ax (1949), Elina Svitolina (1994), Leonid Osyka (1940), Aljona Savchenko (1984), and Dimitar Grekov (1847). After him are Volodymyr Dakhno (1932), Andriy Bal (1958), Grigory Shajn (1892), Vitaliy Khmelnytskyi (1943), Sophie Tucker (1886), and Dmytro Firtash (1965).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 20Before him are Mykola Avilov (1948), Nina Dumbadze (1919), Viktor Tsybulenko (1930), Irina Kirichenko (1937), Yevhen Arzhanov (1948), and Vladimír Syrovátka (1908). After him are Nadezhda Tkachenko (1948), Ihor Rybak (1934), Bobbie Rosenfeld (1904), Tatyana Prorochenko (1952), Wiesław Maniak (1938), and Lidiya Alfeyeva (1946).