Danil Burkenya

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Daniil Sergeyevich Burkenya (Russian: Даниил Серге́евич Буркеня; born July 20, 1978 in Ashgabat, Turkmen SSR) is a Russian track and field athlete who competes mainly in triple jump. He was a long jumper before taking up triple jumping in 2004, and the same year he won the bronze medal in the 2004 Summer Olympics.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
1999 European U23 Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th Long jump 7.81 m (wind: +1.1 m/s)
2002 European Championships Munich, Germany 5th Long jump 7.90 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 7th Triple jump 16.62 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 3rd Triple jump 17.48 m
World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 2nd Triple jump 17.20 m
2005 World Athletics Final Monte Carlo, Monaco 4th Triple jump 17.10 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th Triple jump 16.98 m

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