|Born||November 11, 1971|
Ruslan Mikhailovich Mashchenko (Russian: Руслан Михaйлович Мащенко; born November 11, 1971 in Voronezh) is a retired hurdler and sprinter from Russia. He is best known for winning two silver medals at the European Athletics Championships during his career (1998 and 2002). Along with Aleksandr Ladeyshchikov, Boris Gorban, and Andrey Semyonov, he won a silver medal in the 4x400 m relay at the 2001 World Indoor Championships . He represented his native country in three consecutive Summer Olympics (1996, 2000 and 2004), and set his personal best (48.06 s) in the men's 400 metres hurdles on 13 June 1998 in Helsinki, Finland.