Yevgeniy Meleshenko

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Yevgeniy Meleshenko (born 19 January 1981) is a Kazakhstani hurdler.

He finished fifth at the 2002 World Junior Championships, won the silver medal at the 2001 Summer Universiade and finished ninth at the 2006 World Cup. He also finished seventh in the 4x400 metres relay at the 2005 Summer Universiade.[1]

On the regional level he won the bronze medal at the 2002 Asian Championships, the silver medals at the 2003 and 2005 Asian Championships and the gold medal at the 2007 Asian Championships. He finished fourth at the 2006 Asian Games. He also won a gold in the Athletics at the 2003 Afro-Asian Games.

He also competed at the World Championships in 2003, 2005 and 2007 as well as the Olympic Games in 2004 and the 2008 without reaching the final.

His personal best time is 48.46 seconds, achieved at the 2001 Summer Universiade in Beijing.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Kazakhstan
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 5th 400 m hurdles 51.05
2001 Universiade Beijing, China 2nd 400 m hurdles 48.46
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 3rd 400 m hurdles 49.56
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 4th 400 m hurdles 49.84
2003 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 13th (sf) 400 m hurdles 48.84
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.55
Afro-Asian Games Hyderabad, India 1st 400 m hurdles 49.66
2004 Olympic Games Beijing, China 20th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.48
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 14th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.22
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 1st (h) 400 m hurdles 50.30
7th 4x400 m relay 3:09.92
Asian Championships Incheon, South Korea 2nd 400 m hurdles 49.18
6th 4x400 m relay 3:10.73
Asian Indoor Games Bangkok, Thailand 2nd 400 m 47.84
2006 Asian Indoor Championships Pattaya, Thailand 3rd 400 m 48.65
Asian Games Doha, Qatar 4th 400 m hurdles 50.57
2007 Asian Championships Amman, Jordan 1st 400 m hurdles 50.01
6th 4x400 m relay 3:13.80
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 5th 400 m hurdles 49.86
World Championships Osaka, Japan 18th (sf) 400 m hurdles 49.56
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China – (h) 400 m hurdles DNF
2009 Asian Championships Guangzhou, China 5th 400 m hurdles 51.47
2010 Asian Games Guangzhou, China 4th 400 m hurdles 51.34