Oleksiy Kasyanov

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Oleksiy Kasyanov
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Personal information
Born (1985-08-26) August 26, 1985 (age 31)
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 88 kg (194 lb)
Country  Ukraine
Sport Athletics
Event(s) Decathlon

Oleksiy Kasyanov (Ukrainian: Олексій Касьянов; born 26 August 1985 in Stakhanov) is a Ukrainian decathlete.


His personal best score is 8479 points, achieved at the 2009 World Championships in Berlin, Germany.[1] He won the 2010 TNT-Fortuna Meeting in Kladno with a total of 8381 points, leading from the first day onwards with the help of a 14.24 seconds personal best in the 110 metres hurdles.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Since 2014, he is married to Ukrainian heptathlete Hanna Melnychenko.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Ukraine
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 4th Decathlon 7964 pts
Universiade Bangkok, Thailand 4th Decathlon 7858 pts
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 7th Decathlon 8238 pts
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 2nd Heptathlon 6205 pts
Hypo-Meeting Götzis, Austria 5th Decathlon 8286 pts
World Championships Berlin, Germany 4th Decathlon 8479 pts
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 6th Heptathlon 6019 pts
European Championships Barcelona, Spain Decathlon DNF
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea 12th Decathlon 8132 pts
2012 World Indoor Championships Istanbul, Turkey 2nd Heptathlon 6071 pts
European Championships Helsinki, Finland 2nd Decathlon 8321 pts
Olympic Games London, United Kingdom 7th Decathlon 8283 pts
2013 World Championships Moscow, Russia Decathlon DNF
2014 World Indoor Championships Sopot, Poland 5th Heptathlon 6176 pts
European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 8th Decathlon 8231 pts
2015 World Championships Beijing, China 9th Decathlon 8262 pts
2016 World Indoor Championships Portland, United States 2nd Heptathlon 6182 pts
European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 4th Decathlon 8072 pts
Olympic Games Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Decathlon DNF