Yuliya Levchenko
Yuliia Levchenko
Yuliya Levchenko at the 2020 Summer Olympics (1).jpg
Levchenko at the 2020 Summer Olympics
Personal information
Born (1997-11-28) 28 November 1997 (age 24)
Artemivsk, Ukraine
Height1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Sport
Country Ukraine
SportTrack and field
Event(s)High jump
Achievements and titles
Personal best(s)High jump:
  • Outdoor

2.02 m (6 ft 7+12 in) (2019)

  • Indoor
2.00 m (6 ft 6+12 in) (2019)

Yuliya Andriyivna Levchenko or Yuliia Andriivna Levchenko (Ukrainian: Юлія Андріївна Левченко; pronounced [ˈjulija ˈleu̯tʃenko]; born 28 November 1997) is a Ukrainian high jumper.[1]

Career

Levchenko competed at the 2016 Olympic Games and did not reach the final. She was the 2017 European U23 Championships gold medalist and the 2017 World Championships silver medalist. She was ranked second in the world for the 2017 season.[2] Also in 2017, she was named the European Athletics Rising Star of the Year.

Levchenko competed at the 2020 Olympic Games, where she finished eighth. Her personal bests in the high jump are 2.02 metres outdoors (2019) and 2.00 metres indoors (2019).

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
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, United Kingdom 2nd 1.99 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 4th 2.00 m
2021 European Indoor Championships Toruń, Poland 4th 1.94 m
Olympic Games Tokyo, Japan 8th 1.96 m

References

  1. ^ Yuliya Levchenko at World Athletics
  2. ^ "ALL-ATHLETICS WORLD RANKINGS – 07.11.2017 (31.10.2017)". Archived from the original on 10 November 2017. Retrieved 9 November 2017.