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.