Olesya Velichko

Olesya Yuryevna Velichko (Russian: Олеся Юрьевна Величко; born May 20, 1981 in Taraz, Kazakhstan) is a modern pentathlete from Russia.[1] She is a multiple-time medalist at the World Championships, and a double champion at the 2001 Junior World Championships.

Olesya Velichko
Personal information
Full nameOlesya Yuryevna Velichko
Nationality Russia
Born (1981-05-20) 20 May 1981 (age 41)
Taraz, Kazakhstan
Height1.55 m (5 ft 1 in)
Weight50 kg (110 lb)
SportModern pentathlon
ClubDynamo Moskva
Medal record
Women's modern pentathlon
Representing  Russia
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2001 Millfield Relay
Silver medal – second place 2003 Pesaro Individual
Silver medal – second place 2003 Pesaro Team
Silver medal – second place 2003 Pesaro Relay
Silver medal – second place 2005 Warsaw Relay
Bronze medal – third place 2001 Millfield Team
Bronze medal – third place 2004 Moscow Team

Velichko competed at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, where she finished seventeenth in the women's event, with a score of 5,016 points.


  1. ^ Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill; et al. "Olesya Velichko". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 17 April 2020. Retrieved 14 November 2012.

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