Yuriy Krymarenko

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Yuriy Krymarenko
Personal information
Native name Юрій Олександрович Кримаренко
Full name Yuriy Oleksandrovych Krymarenko
Born (1983-08-11) 11 August 1983 (age 33)
Berdychiv, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukrainian SSR

Yuriy Oleksandrovych Krymarenko (Ukrainian: Юрій Олександрович Кримаренко, born August 11, 1983) is a Ukrainian high jumper. His personal best performance is 2.33 m.


Krymarenko won a gold medal in the 2005 World Championships in Athletics, clearing the height of 2.32 m which was the lowest winning result for men's high jump in a long time.[1] The favorites of the contest, most notably Swede Stefan Holm, failed to jump over more than 2.29 m. Krymarenko had started the 2005 season with a silver medal in the European Under 23 Championships in Erfurt, Germany, where he was beaten by the Czech Republic's Jaroslav Bába.

He finished 33rd in the 2008 Summer Olympics with a jump of 2.15 m.

Competition record[edit]

Year Competition Venue Position Notes
Representing  Ukraine
2005 European U23 Championships Erfurt, Germany 3rd 2.27 m
World Championships Helsinki, Finland 1st 2.32 m
Universiade Izmir, Turkey 6th 2.20 m
2007 World Championships Osaka, Japan 21st (q) 2.26 m
2008 Olympic Games Beijing, China 33rd (q) 2.15 m
2009 World Championships Berlin, Germany 18th (q) 2.24 m
2010 World Indoor Championships Doha, Qatar 9th (q) 2.26 m
2013 European Indoor Championships Gothenburg, Sweden 11th (q) 2.23 m
World Championships Moscow, Russia 19th (q) 2.22 m
2014 European Championships Zürich, Switzerland 6th 2.26 m
2015 European Indoor Championships Prague, Czech Republic 14th (q) 2.24 m
World Championships Beijing, China 28th (q) 2.22 m
2016 European Championships Amsterdam, Netherlands 18th (q) 2.23 m


  1. ^ Grassman, Oliver (2005-08-14). "Ukraine's Krymarenko wins high jump gold". ESPN. Retrieved 2009-08-21. 

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