Iryna Mykhalchenko

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Iryna Mykhalchenko (Ukrainian: Ірина Михальченко; born 20 January 1972) is a Ukrainian high jumper.


Mykhalchenko competed in two Olympic Games, finishing fifth in the high jump contest at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She then finished second at the 2004 IAAF World Athletics Final, third at the 2005 IAAF World Athletics Final and sixth in the 2006 European Athletics Championships.

Her personal best performance is 2.01 metres, achieved in July 2004 at the Internationales Hochsprung-Meeting Eberstadt, placing her in the elite Female two metres club.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ukraine
1996 European Indoor Championships Stockholm, Sweden 13th (q) 1.88 m
1997 World Indoor Championships Paris, France 21st (q) 1.80 m
1998 European Championships Budapest, Hungary 13th (q) 1.90 m
1999 Universiade Palma de Mallorca, Spain 6th 1.88 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 14th (q) 1.89 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 29th (q) 1.85 m
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 9th (q) 1.92 m
European Championships Munich, Germany 9th 1.89 m
2003 World Indoor Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 5th 1.96 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 5th 1.96 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 12th 1.85 m
2006 European Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th 1.95 m

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