Mykyta Nesterenko

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Mykyta Nesterenko
Personal information
Born (1991-04-15) April 15, 1991 (age 26)
Height 2.09 m (6 ft 10 12 in)
Weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Country  Ukraine
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Discus
Updated on 12 August 2012.

Mykyta Nesterenko (born 15 April 1991) is a Ukrainian discus thrower.


His personal best throw with the 2 kilogram implement is 65.31 metres, achieved in June 2008 in Tallinn. With the junior discus (1.750 kg) he has a best of 70.13 metres, achieved in May 2008 in Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. This is the current junior world record. With the 1.500 kg discus he also holds the world youth best with a distance of 77.50 metres,established in Kiev on May 19, 2008.

The Ukrainian has also shown several extraordinary results in the shot put. As a youth athlete he sent out the 5 kilo iron ball to a phenomenal distance of 22.44 metres in 2008, which is only 2.01 metres short of the age group world best. In early 2009 he impressed with the senior shot, which he tossed out to 18.97 metres.


Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ukraine
2007 World Youth Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 11th Shot put (5 kg) 17.52 m
1st Discus (1.5 kg) 68.54 m
2008 World Junior Championships Bydgoszcz, Poland 3rd Discus (1.75 kg) 61.01 m
2010 World Junior Championships Moncton, Canada 4th Discus (1.75 kg) 60.54 m
2011 European U23 Championships Ostrava, Czech Republic 2nd Discus 59.67 m
Universiade Shenzhen, China 4th Discus 62.60 m
2012 European Championships Helsinki, Finland 16th Discus 61.21 m
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 34th Discus 59.17 m
2013 European Team Championships Gateshead, Great Britain 9th Discus 55.34 m
European U23 Championships Tampere, Finland 13th (q) Discus 56.27 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 20th (q) Discus 61.35 m
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 23rd (q) Discus 60.31 m