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Vladimir Ochkan

Vladimir Ochkan

Ukrainian athletics competitor
Vladimir Ochkan
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Quick Facts

Intro Ukrainian athletics competitor
Is Athlete Long jumper
From Ukraine Russia
Type Sports
Gender male
Birth 13 January 1968, Poltava, Poltava Oblast, Ukraine
Age 53 years
Star sign Capricorn
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Vladimir Ochkan (born 13 January 1968) is a Ukrainian male former track and field athlete who competed in the long jump. He won the gold medal at the 1987 European Athletics Junior Championships with a championship record mark of 8.17 m (26 ft 9 2 in) – a record which still stands as of 2018. The following year he ranked second in the global indoor season with a best of 8.32 m (27 ft 3 2 in), behind American Larry Myricks. He set a lifetime best of 8.34 m (27 ft 4 4 in) outdoors that year, ranking eighth on the global lists.

Ochkan represented the Soviet Union twice at global level, reaching the finals at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics and the 1991 IAAF World Indoor Championships. He won one national title in his career, at the Ukrainian Indoor Championships in 1996.

International competitions

Year Competition Venue Position Event Notes
1987 European Junior Championships Birmingham, United Kingdom 1st Long jump 8.17 m
1991 World Indoor Championships Seville, Spain Long jump NM
World Championships Tokyo, Japan 8th Long jump 7.99 m w

National titles

  • Ukrainian Indoor Championships
    • Long jump: 1996
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 06 Jul 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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http://www.gbrathletics.com/ic/ejm.htm
http://www.gbrathletics.com/tp/wormi.htm
http://trackfield.brinkster.net/Profile.asp?ID=4942&Gender=M
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/ukraine/vladimir-ochkan-2111
https://www.worldathletics.org/athletes/biographies/athcode=2111
https://www.iaaf.org/athletes/_/2111
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