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Yana Mykhailivna Dementieva (Ukrainian: Яна Михайлівна Дементьєва; born 23 October 1978 in Kharkiv) is a Ukrainian rower. At the 2012 Summer Olympics Dementyeva won the gold medal in the quadruple sculls event with Kateryna Tarasenko, Anastasiya Kozhenkova and Nataliya Dovhodko.[1] She is also a World and European champion in the quadruple sculls, as well as being a European champion in the double sculls.

Yana Dementyeva
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Dementieva in 2012
Medal record
Women's rowing
Representing  Ukraine
Olympic Games
Gold medal – first place 2012 London Quadruple sculls
World Championships
Gold medal – first place 2009 Poznań Quadruple sculls
Silver medal – second place 2010 Karapiro Quadruple sculls
European Championships
Gold medal – first place 2008 Marathon Double sculls
Gold medal – first place 2009 Brest Quadruple sculls
Gold medal – first place 2010 Montemor-o-Velho Quadruple sculls
Gold medal – first place 2011 Plovdiv Double sculls
Gold medal – first place 2012 Varese Quadruple sculls
Bronze medal – third place 2019 Lucerne Quadruple sculls

At the 2004 Olympics, she was disqualified with her team after one of her teammates, Olena Olefirenko, tested positive for ethamivan.[2] At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she reached the B final in the women's double sculls.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Olympics Rowing: Ukraine win women's quadruple sculls gold". BBC Sport. 1 August 2012.
  2. ^ "IOC sanctions rower and weightlifter for violating anti-doping rules – Olympic News". International Olympic Committee. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 15 January 2018.