|Bronze||2007 Rio de Janeiro||Open|
|Bronze||2011 Paris||+78 kg|
|Bronze||2006 Novi Sad||Open|
|Gold||2009 Tbilisi||+78 kg|
|Gold||2011 Istanbul||+78 kg|
|Gold||2012 Chelyabinsk||+78 kg|
She won a silver medal (2008) and two bronze medals (2007, 2011) at the World Judo Championships (and World Open Judo Championships). She also had four gold medals (2007, 2009, 2011, 2012) and one bronze medal (2006) at the European Judo Championships. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the +78 kg event and lost in the repechage to Iryna Kindzerska.
- Sports reference profile
- "Russian Judo Star Elena Ivashchenko Passed Away". European Judo Union. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
- "Elena Ivashchenko". BBC. 13 August 2012. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
- "Judo champ takes life over Olympics". Fox News (Moscow). AP. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 3 July 2013.
- Competition results archive from the European Judo Union
- London 2012 profile
- Russian Judo Star Committed Suicide - Investigators; The Voice of Russia
- Elena Ivashchenko at JudoInside.com
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