Svitlana Bondarenko

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Svitlana Bondarenko
Personal information
Full name Світлана Бондаренко
Nationality  Ukraine
Born (1971-08-12) 12 August 1971 (age 45)
Height 5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Weight 139 lb (63 kg)
Sport Swimming
Strokes breaststroke
Club Spartak

Svitlana Bondarenko (Ukrainian: Світлана Бондаренко; born 12 August 1971 in Zaporizhzhia) is a former international breaststroke swimmer from Ukraine. She swam at three Olympics (1996, 2000 and 2004), multiple World Championships and European Championships, and several other meets during her international career from 1991-2010.

In the 1990s, she was the silver-medalist in the 100 Breaststroke at every European Championships (1991, 1993, 1995, 1997 and 1999), and also won silver in the 200 Breaststroke in 1995. At the 1995 Short Course Worlds, she garnered silver medals in both breaststroke events (100 and 200).

In the 2000s, at the 2004 European Championships, she won the 100 Breaststroke.

Bondarenko was the oldest contender at the 2010 European Championships.[1]


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