Andriy Oleksiyovych Protsenko (Ukrainian: Андрій Олексійович Проценко; born 20 May 1988) is a Ukrainian high jumper. He is the 2014 World Indoor bronze medalist and European silver medalist.

Andriy Protsenko
Andrij Protsenko Pedro's Cup Łódź 2016.jpg
Protsenko in 2016
Personal information
Native nameАндрій Олексійович Проценко
Full nameAndriy Oleksiyovych Protsenko
Born (1988-05-20) 20 May 1988 (age 31)
Kherson, Ukraine
Height1.94 m (6 ft 4 12 in)
Weight80 kg (176 lb)

CareerEdit

He won the silver medal at the 2007 European Junior Championships,[1] and the bronze medal at the 2009 European U23 Championships.[2] He competed at the 2009 World Championships without reaching the final.[1] He also competed at the 2011, 2013 and 2015 World Championships also without reaching the final.[1]

His personal best jump is 2.40 metres, achieved in July 2014 in Lausanne. He became only 12th person in the history of men's high jump to jump over 2.40.

He won the 2019 Diamond League final in Zurich, with his season best of 2.32 m, victory that gives him one wild card for the 2019 World Athletics Championships in Doha.

Competition recordEdit

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing   Ukraine
2007 European Junior Championships Hengelo, Netherlands 2nd 2.21 m
2009 European U23 Championships Kaunas, Lithuania 3rd 2.24 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 25th (q) 2.20 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 17th (q) 2.19 m
2011 Universiade Shenzhen, China 11th 2.18 m
World Championships Daegu, South Korea 27th (q) 2.21 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 15th (q) 2.22 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th (q) 2.23 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 9th 2.25 m
2013 Universiade Kazan, Russia 2nd 2.31 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 23rd (q) 2.22 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 3rd 2.36 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 2nd 2.33 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 6th 2.28 m
World Championships Beijing, China 17th (q) 2.29 m
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 7th 2.29 m
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 9th 2.24 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 4th 2.33 m
2017 World Championships London, United Kingdom 13th (q) 2.29 m
2018 European Championships Berlin, Germany 5th 2.24 m
2019 European Indoor Championships Glasgow, Scotland 2nd 2.26 m
World Championships Doha, Qatar 14th (q) 2.26 m

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Andriy Protsenko at World Athletics
  2. ^ "2009 European U23 Championships - European Athletics Result Service". www.european-athletics-statistics.org. 2014-05-31. Archived from the original on 31 May 2014. Retrieved 2 August 2017.

External linksEdit

Andriy Protsenko at World Athletics