Dmitriy Igorievich Shevchenko (Russian: Дмитрий Игоревич Шевченко; born May 13, 1968 in Taganrog) is a Russian discus thrower who won silver medals at the World and European Championships. Despite this he did not throw past the 70 metres mark until 2002, when he achieved his personal best throw of 70.54 metres in Krasnodar. His three participations in the Olympics were all fruitless, especially the 2004 edition where he exited without any valid throws.
|Native name||Дмитрий Игоревич Шевченко|
|Full name||Dmitriy Igorievich Shevchenko|
|Born||May 13, 196851) (age |
Taganrog, Soviet Union
|Height||2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)|
|Weight||130 kg (287 lb)|
|Achievements and titles|
|Personal best(s)||70.54 m (2002)|
He is a six-time national champion in the discus event. He missed the 1996 and 1997 seasons, due to a doping suspension.
His wife, whom he also coaches, is the hurdler Irina Shevchenko.