Famous Ukrainian Athletes

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 1 Sergey Bubka

Sergey Bubka
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Famous As: Pole Vaulter
Birthdate: December 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine

Russian star pole-vaulter Sergey Bubka had started training at age 9. He soared to fame after winning the world championship in Finland at age 15 and later became the first to jump 6.1m. He won the 1988 Seoul Olympic gold and shattered the global men’s pole vault record 35 times.

 2 Larisa Latynina

Larisa Latynina
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kherson, Ukraine

 3 Yuliya Levchenko

Yuliya Levchenko
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Famous As: High jumper
Birthdate: November 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Artemivsk, Ukraine

 4 Yaroslava Mahuchikh

Yaroslava Mahuchikh
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Famous As: High jumper
Birthdate: September 19, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

 5 Valery Borzov

Valery Borzov
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: October 20, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sambir, Ukraine

 6 Tamara Press

Tamara Press
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: May 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine

 7 Viktor Chukarin

Viktor Chukarin
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khreshchatytske, Ukraine
Died: August 25, 1984
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 8 Irina Press

Irina Press
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: March 10, 1939
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died: February 21, 2004

 9 Olha Kharlan

Olha Kharlan
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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: September 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mykolaiv, Ukraine

 10 Vladimir Golubnichy

Vladimir Golubnichy
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Famous As: Olympic athlete
Birthdate: June 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sumy, Ukraine

 11 Viktor Ruban

Viktor Ruban
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Famous As: Archer
Birthdate: May 24, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine

 12 Lyudmyla Blonska

Lyudmyla Blonska
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: November 9, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Simferopol, Crimea, Ukrainian

 13 Vladimir Kiselyov

Vladimir Kiselyov
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: January 1, 1957
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Myski, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
Died: January 7, 2021

 14 Valiantsina Kaminskaya

Valiantsina Kaminskaya
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Famous As: Skier
Birthdate: September 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mahilyow, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union

 15 Lilia Vaygina-Efremova

Lilia Vaygina-Efremova
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chuvashia Republic, Russia

 16 Mariya Panfilova

Mariya Panfilova
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Famous As: Biathlete
Birthdate: October 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Perm, Russian SFSR

Biathlete Mariya Panfilova, who is a European champion, has represented Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus in World Cup. Apart from getting Russia a gold, a silver, and a bronze in the European Championship, she has also earned Ukraine a bronze in the same championship.

 17 Svetlana Kamotskaya

Svetlana Kamotskaya
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Famous As: Skier
Birthdate: January 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Khmelnytskyi, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

 18 Irina Tananayko

Irina Tananayko
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Famous As: Biathlete
Birthdate: March 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarus