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 cm, 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 33,047 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Vladimir Yashchenko is the 890th most popular athlete (down from 753rd in 2019), the 667th most popular biography from Ukraine and the 19th most popular Ukrainian Athlete.

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Among athletes, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 890 out of 3,055Before him are Victor d'Arcy, Dorothy Poynton-Hill, Evelyne Hall, Ana Fidelia Quirot, Tom Courtney, and Tom Sandberg. After him are Allan Wells, Tamás Mendelényi, Tiril Eckhoff, Milt Campbell, Ellina Zvereva, and Brahim Boutayeb.

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Among people born in 1959, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 367Before him are Jon Oliva, Peter Shor, Nirmala Sitharaman, Anne Smith, Clint Howard, and Zoé Valdés. After him are Susanna Clarke, Eben Moglen, Tomomi Inada, Lee Daniels, Ray Gillen, and Finola Hughes. Among people deceased in 1999, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 228Before him are Charles "Buddy" Rogers, János Parti, Rick Rude, Bailey Olter, Jack Lynch, and Gar Samuelson. After him are Tamás Mendelényi, Vere Bird, João Carlos de Oliveira, Guy Mitchell, Marguerite Chapman, and Hank Snow.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 667 out of 913Before him are Ben Klassen (1918), Serhiy Honchar (1970), Yevhen Konoplyanka (1989), Svetlana Loboda (1982), Sergei Garmash (1958), and Yuriy Lutsenko (1964). After him are Viktor Matviyenko (1948), Igor Plotnitsky (1964), Viktor Skrypnyk (1969), Oleh Tyahnybok (1968), Oleksiy Honcharuk (1984), and Sergei Semak (1976).

Among ATHLETES In Ukraine

Among athletes born in Ukraine, Vladimir Yashchenko ranks 19Before him are Mykola Avilov (1948), Inessa Kravets (1966), Nina Dumbadze (1919), Nadezhda Tkachenko (1948), Bobbie Rosenfeld (1904), and Yevhen Arzhanov (1948). After him are Hennadiy Avdyeyenko (1963), Zhanna Pintusevich-Block (1972), Yuriy Bilonoh (1974), Oleksandr Bagach (1966), Valeriy Pidluzhnyy (1952), and Bohdan Bondarenko (1989).