Vasiliy Bubka

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Vasiliy Bubka (Ukraine: Василь Бубка; born 26 November 1960 in Voroshilovgrad) is a retired pole vaulter who represented the USSR and later Ukraine. His personal best was 5.86 metres, achieved in July 1988 in Chelyabinsk.

Bubka is the older brother of pole vaulting world record holder Sergey Bubka and father of pole vaulter Oleksandr Bubka, born 1986.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
1985 World Indoor Games Paris, France 3rd
1986 European Championships Stuttgart, West Germany 2nd
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 9th

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