Vyacheslav Voronin

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Vyacheslav Nikolayevich Voronin (Russian: Вячеспав Никопаевич Воронин; born 5 April 1974 in Vladikavkaz) is a Russian track and field athlete who specialized in the high jump.


Voronin was a World Champion (1999) and European Indoor Champion (2000). His personal best is 2.40 metres, set in London in August 2000. He competed in Athens 2004 and Helsinki 2005, but did not win medals in either.


Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Russia
1993 European Junior Championships San Sebastián, Spain 2nd 2.18 m
1998 European Indoor Championships Valencia, Spain 2nd 2.31 m
1999 World Indoor Championships Maebashi, Japan 2nd 2.36 m
World Championships Seville, Spain 1st 2.37 m
2000 European Indoor Championships Ghent, Belgium 1st 2.34 m
Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 10th 2.29 m
2001 World Indoor Championships Lisbon, Portugal 9th 2.25 m
World Championships Edmonton, Canada 2nd 2.33 m
Goodwill Games Brisbane, Australia 2nd 2.31 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 9th 2.29 m
2005 World Championships Helsinki, Finland 8th 2.29 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 14th (q) 2.25 m


Sporting positions
Preceded by
Cuba Javier Sotomayor
Men's High Jump Best Year Performance
1999 – 2001
Succeeded by
South Africa Jacques Freitag