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Aelita Vyacheslavovna Yurchenko (Ukrainian: Аеліта В'ячеславівна Юрченко; born 1 January 1965) is a retired Ukrainian sprinter who specialised in the 400 metres.[1] She represented the Soviet Union and later Ukraine at three outdoor and two indoor World Championships.

Aelita Yurchenko
Personal information
Born (1965-01-01) 1 January 1965 (age 54)
Height1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)
Weight64 kg (141 lb)
Sport
SportTrack and field
Event(s)400 metres

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the   Soviet Union
1987 World Championships Rome, Italy 2nd 4x400 m relay 3:19.50
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 4th 400 m 51.59
2nd 4x400 m relay 3:27.95
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 11th (h) 400 m 52.65[2]
Representing   Ukraine
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 10th (sf) 400 m 51.55
9th (h) 4x400 m relay 3:30.37
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 5th 4x400 m relay 3:30.43

Personal bestsEdit

Outdoor

  • 200 metres – 22.67 (Simferopol 1988)
  • 400 metres – 49.47 (Moscow 1988)

Indoor

  • 400 metres – 51.59 (Seville 1991)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Aelita Yurchenko at IAAF
  2. ^ Did not finish in the quarterfinals