Natalia Yakushenko

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Natalia Yakushenko
Medal record
Women's luge
Representing  Soviet Union
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 1990 Calgary Mixed team
Representing  Ukraine
World Championships
Bronze medal – third place 2009 Lake Placid Women's singles

Natalia Yakushenko (Ukrainian: Наталія Якушенко), born March 2, 1972, is a Soviet-Ukrainian luger who has competed since 1987. She won two bronze medals at the FIL World Luge Championships (Women's singles: 2009, Mixed team: 1990).

Competing in five Winter Olympics, Yakuchenko earned her best finish of eighth in the women's singles event both in 1992 and 1994.


Olympic Games
Preceded by
Olena Petrova
Flagbearer for  Ukraine
Turin 2006
Succeeded by
Liliya Ludan