Ivan Yushkov

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Ivan Yushkov (born 15 January 1981) is a Russian shot putter.


His personal best throw is 21.01 metres, achieved in May 2008 in Sochi.

In 2016, he was disqualified from the Beijing 2008 Olympics following reanalysis of his samples from the 2008 Olympics, resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances turinabol, oxandrolone and stanozolol.[1]


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 2nd 19.06 m
2001 European U23 Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 5th 18.96 m[2]
2002 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 19th (q) 18.83 m
2003 European U23 Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 5th 19.76 m
2004 World Indoor Championships Budapest, Hungary 16th (q) 19.55 m
Olympic Games Athens, Greece 15th (q) 19.67 m
2005 European Indoor Championships Madrid, Spain 7th 19.69 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 21st (q) 18.98 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 4th 19.38 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China DSQ 19.67 m
2011 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 6th 20.19 m
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 8th 20.10 m


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