Olga Kucherenko

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Olga Kucherenko
Ольга Кучеренко
Olga Kucherenko (2013 World Championships in Athletics) 03.jpg
Kucherenko at the 2013 World Championships
Personal information
Full nameOlga Sergeevna Kucherenko
Born (1985-11-05) November 5, 1985 (age 33)
ResidenceVolgograd, Russia
SportLong Jump
ClubDynamo Sports Club
Achievements and titles
World finals

Olga Sergeevna Kucherenko (Russian: Ольга Сергеевна Кучеренко; born 5 November 1985) is a Russian long jumper.

She won the bronze medal at the 2009 European Indoor Championships. She also competed at the 2008 World Indoor Championships without reaching the final.[1] Her personal best jump is 7.13 metres, achieved in May 2010 in Sochi. She has 6.87 metres on the indoor track, achieved in January 2008 in Krasnodar.[1]

In 2011, she won the silver medal in the world championships in Daegu with a result of 6.77 m.[2] However, this results was subsequently annulled due to a failed drug test. A 2016 retest of the sample she gave at the competition came back positive as a result of improved detection processes. She received a two-year ban from the sport and her results from the period 28 August 2011 to 28 August 2013 were removed from the records.[3]

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
Representing  Russia
2007 European U23 Championships Debrecen, Hungary 12th Long jump 6.09 m (wind: -1.3 m/s)
2008 World Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 10th (q) Long jump 6.32 m
2009 European Indoor Championships Turin, Italy 3rd Long jump 6.82 m
World Championships Berlin, Germany 5th Long jump 6.77 m
2010 European Championships Barcelona, Spain 3rd Long jump 6.84 m
2011 World Championships Daegu, South Korea DQ Long jump 6.77 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 6th Long jump 6.62 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 5th Long jump 6.81 m


  1. ^ a b Olga Kucherenko at IAAF
  2. ^ "Вести.Ru: Легкая атлетика. Ольга Кучеренко завоевала серебро в прыжках в длину" (in Russian). Retrieved 2011-08-28.
  3. ^ Palmer, Dan (2017-02-01). Long jumper Kucherenko banned for two years, reports claim. Inside the Games. Retrieved 2018-03-17.
Sporting positions
Preceded by
United States Brittney Reese
Women's Long Jump Best Year Year Performance
Succeeded by
United States Brittney Reese