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. She is also a World and European champion in the quadruple sculls, as well as being a European champion in the double sculls.
Dementieva in 2012
|2012 London||Quadruple sculls|
|2009 Poznań||Quadruple sculls|
|2010 Karapiro||Quadruple sculls|
|2008 Marathon||Double sculls|
|2009 Brest||Quadruple sculls|
|2010 Montemor-o-Velho||Quadruple sculls|
|2011 Plovdiv||Double sculls|
|2012 Varese||Quadruple sculls|
|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. At the 2008 Summer Olympics, she reached the B final in the women's double sculls.
- "Olympics Rowing: Ukraine win women's quadruple sculls gold". BBC Sport. 1 August 2012.
- "IOC sanctions rower and weightlifter for violating anti-doping rules – Olympic News". International Olympic Committee. 26 August 2004. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
- Yana Dementyeva at FISA WorldRowing.com
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Yana Dementyeva". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC.
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