Denis Kapustin

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Denis Viktorovich Kapustin (Russian: Денис Викторович Капустин; born October 5, 1970 in Kazan, Respublika Tatarstan) is a retired male triple jumper from Russia. Best known for winning the bronze medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics, he is also the 1994 European champion. His personal best jump is 17.65 metres, which he achieved in 1998.

International competitions[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1989 European Indoor Championships Varaždin, Yugoslavia 1st Triple jump 16.63 m
1991 Universiade Sheffield, United Kingdom 4th Triple jump 16.68 m
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 6th Triple jump 17.19 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 2nd Triple jump 17.35 m
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st Triple jump 17.62 m
1997 World Championships Athens, Greece 4th Triple jump 17.59 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 2nd Triple jump 17.45 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 9th Triple jump 16.89 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 3rd Triple jump 17.46 m


  • Denis Kapustin at IAAF
  • Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Denis Kapustin". Olympics at Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2012-11-02.