Leonid Voloshin

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Leonid Anatolyevich Voloshin (Russian: Леонид Анатолъевич Волошин; born March 30, 1966 in Ordzhonikidze) is a retired triple jumper from Russia. He won the European Championships in 1990 as well as two European Indoor titles. He also won two World Championship silvers, in 1991 and 1993. In Tokyo 1991 he achieved a personal best jump of 17.75 metres, which puts him 18th in the all-time performers list.

In long jump he is ranked 22nd with a personal best jump of 8.46 metres (Russia national record until 2013 when Aleksandr Menkov jumped 8.56 m). He switched to triple jump in 1990.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing the  Soviet Union
1988 Olympic Games Seoul, South Korea 8th Long jump 7.89 m
1990 European Championships Split, Yugoslavia 1st Triple jump 17.74 m (wind: +0.8 m/s)
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain 2nd Triple jump 17.04 m
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 2nd Triple jump 17.75 m PB
Representing the Olympic flag.svg Unified Team
1992 European Indoor Championships Genoa, Italy 1st Triple jump 17.35 m
Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain 4th Triple jump 17.32 m
Representing  Russia
1993 World Championships Stuttgart, Germany 2nd Triple jump 17.65 m
1994 European Indoor Championships Paris, France 1st Triple jump 17.44 m

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