Yekaterina Savchenko

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Yekaterina Savchenko, née Aleksandrova (Russian: Савченко Александрова Екатерина Александровна, born 3 June 1977) is a high jumper from the Omsk region of Russia and competes for the Trade Unions Athletics Club. She has had multiple successes within recent years in her event, including multiple victories in Russian national championships, and she is currently being coached by Yevgeni Savchenko. As of 1/11/2012 she is in 40th place in the IAAF World Rankings and 10th in Russian Rankings.

Her personal best jump is 2.00 metres, achieved in July 2007 in Dudelange at the Memorial Sam Besch. Her indoor personal best is 1.98 m, from the 2006 IAAF World Indoor Championships in Moscow.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1994 World Junior Championships Lisbon, Portugal 7th 1.80 m
1995 European Junior Championships Nyíregyháza, Hungary 7th 1.84 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 5th 1.88 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 16th (q) 1.88 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 6th 1.92 m
2006 World Indoor Championships Moscow, Russia 4th 1.98 m
European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 7th 1.95 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 5th 2.00 m
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 7th 1.93 m

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