Olha Saladuha

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Olha Saladuha
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Saladuha at the 2013 World Championships
Personal information
Born (1983-06-04) June 4, 1983 (age 31)
Donetsk, Ukraine
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Weight 58 kg (128 lb)
Sport
Country  Ukraine
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Triple jump

Olha Saladuha (Ukrainian: Ольга Саладуха, born 4 June 1983) is a Ukrainian triple jumper.

Biography[edit]

She won the bronze medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London and is reigning European champion at the women's triple jump.

Saladukha's personal best jump is 14.99 meters, achieved on June 29, 2012 in Helsinki at the European Championships. She also has a personal best of 6.37 metres in the long jump.

Achievements[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Performance
1999 World Youth Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 9th 12.76 m
2001 European Junior Championships Grosseto, Italy 9th 13.07 m
2002 World Junior Championships Kingston, Jamaica 5th 13.17 m
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 4th 13.93 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 2nd 13.96 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 4th 14.38 m
World Athletics Final Stuttgart, Germany 6th 14.04
World Cup Athens, Greece 6th 14.16
2007 Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 1st 14.79 m (PB)
World Championships Osaka, Japan 7th 14.60 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 6th 14.32 m
Olympic Games Beijing, China 9th 14.70 m
2010 Continental Cup Split, Croatia 2nd 14,70
European Championships Barcelona, Spain 1st 14.81 m (EL)
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 1st 14.94 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 14.99 m (WL, PB)
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 3rd 14.79 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 1st 14.88 m (WL, NR)
World Championships Moscow, Russia 3rd 14.65 m
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 2nd 14.45 m
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 1st 14.73 m

Personal bests[edit]

Type Event Time Date Place Notes
Outdoor Long Jump 6.37m 14 May 2006 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Triple Jump 14.99m 29 June 2012 Helsinki, Finland
Indoor Long Jump 6.31m 22 February 2006 Sumy, Ukraine
Triple Jump 14.88m 29 June 2013 Göteborg, Swenden
  • All information taken from IAAF profile.

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