Famous Ukrainian Sportspersons

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Wladimir Klitschko
(Professional Boxer)

Wladimir Klitschko
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Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Semey, Kazakhstan

Wladimir Klitschko is a Ukrainian former boxer. Widely regarded as one of the best heavyweight champions ever, Wladimir Klitschko was renowned for his great footwork and extraordinary knockout power. He won a gold medal for his country in the super-heavyweight division at the 1996 Summer Olympics. He has often been named among Ukraine's most influential people.

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Vasyl Lomachenko
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Birthdate: February 17, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bilhorod-Dnistrovs'kyi, Ukraine

Vasyl Lomachenko is a Ukrainian professional boxer. He is widely regarded as the most popular Ukrainian boxer and one of the most successful amateur boxers ever with an impressive record of 396 wins and 1 loss. Known for his exceptional accuracy, creativity, hand speed, athleticism, footwork, and defense, Lomachenko won Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012.

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Vitali Klitschko
(Politician)

Vitali Klitschko
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Birthdate: July 19, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Belovodskoe, Kyrgyzstan

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Andriy Yarmolenko
(Football Forward, Winger)

Andriy Yarmolenko
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Birthdate: October 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Sergey Bubka
(Pole Vaulter)

Sergey Bubka
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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.

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Oleksandr Usyk
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Birthdate: January 17, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Simferopol, Ukraine
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Yaroslav Amosov
(Mixed martial artists)

Yaroslav Amosov
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Birthdate: September 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Irpin', Ukraine
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Elina Svitolina
(Tennis player)

Elina Svitolina
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Birthdate: September 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine
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Nikita Krylov
(Mixed martial artist)

Nikita Krylov
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Birthdate: March 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Krasnyi Luch, Luhansk Oblast Luhansk, Ukraine

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Andriy Shevchenko
(Football Player, Manager)

Andriy Shevchenko
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Birthdate: September 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dvirkivshchyna, Ukraine

Andriy Shevchenko is a former professional footballer who played for the Ukraine national team. One of the greatest Ukrainian football players of all time, Shevchenko scored 48 goals for his national team, making him the all-time top-scorer for Ukraine. He is also only the third Ukrainian to receive the prestigious Ballon d'Or. He is currently serving as Ukraine's head coach.

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Oleksii Novikov
(Strongman, Athlete)

Oleksii Novikov
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Birthdate: February 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

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Larisa Latynina
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Birthdate: December 27, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kherson, Ukraine
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Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk
(Basketball player)

Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk
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Birthdate: June 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cherkasy, Ukraine

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Yevhen Konoplyanka
(Association football player)

Yevhen Konoplyanka
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Birthdate: September 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kropyvnytskyi

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Sergey Spivak
(Mixed martial artist)

Sergey Spivak
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Birthdate: January 24, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chișinău, Moldova

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Alex Len
(Basketball player)

Alex Len
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Birthdate: June 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Antratsyt, Ukraine

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Oksana Baiul
(Figure Skater)

Oksana Baiul
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Birthdate: November 16, 1977
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

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Aljona Savchenko
(Figure skater)

Aljona Savchenko
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Birthdate: January 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Obukhiv, Ukraine

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Igor Vovchanchyn
(Retired mixed martial artist and kickboxer, who competed in early no holds barred MMA contests)

Igor Vovchanchyn
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Birthdate: August 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zolochiv, Kharkiv Oblast, Ukraine

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Vladimir Kozlov
(Wrestler)

Vladimir Kozlov
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Birthdate: April 27, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

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Alexey Oleynik
(Mixed Martial Artist)

Alexey Oleynik
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Birthdate: June 25, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukraine

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Tatiana Volosozhar
(Pair Skater)

Tatiana Volosozhar
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Birthdate: May 22, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

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Oleksandr Gvozdyk
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Birthdate: April 15, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kharkiv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

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Vyacheslav Glazkov
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Birthdate: October 15, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luhansk, Ukraine

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Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
(Association football player)

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk
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Birthdate: March 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lutsk

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Viktor Postol
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Birthdate: January 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Velyka Dymerka, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

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Tatiana Gutsu
(Gymnast)

Tatiana Gutsu
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Birthdate: September 5, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

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Vasyl Ivanchuk
(He was awarded the title of Grandmaster by FIDE in 1988)

Vasyl Ivanchuk
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Birthdate: March 18, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kopychyntsi, Ukraine

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Roman Neustädter
(Footballer)

Roman Neustädter
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Birthdate: February 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dnipro

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Lesia Tsurenko
(Tennis player)

Lesia Tsurenko
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Birthdate: May 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Volodymyrets', Ukraine

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Valeriy Lobanovskyi
(Football player)

Valeriy Lobanovskyi
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Birthdate: January 6, 1939
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: May 13, 2002

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Yuliya Levchenko
(High jumper)

Yuliya Levchenko
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Birthdate: November 28, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Artemivsk, Ukraine

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Marta Kostyuk
(Tennis player)

Marta Kostyuk
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Birthdate: June 28, 2002
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

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Serhiy Rebrov
(Association football player, Association football manager)

Serhiy Rebrov
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Birthdate: June 3, 1974
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Horlivka

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Júnior Moraes
(Football player - Striker)

Júnior Moraes
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Birthdate: April 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santos, State of São Paulo, Brazil

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Dayana Yastremska
(Tennis player)

Dayana Yastremska
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Birthdate: May 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

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Maryna Moroz
(Mixed martial artist)

Maryna Moroz
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Birthdate: September 8, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vilnohirsk, Ukraine

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Alexandr Dolgopolov
(Tennis player)

Alexandr Dolgopolov
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Birthdate: November 7, 1988
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine

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Dmytro Chygrynskyy
(Ukrainian footballer)

Dmytro Chygrynskyy
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Birthdate: November 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Iziaslav

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Mariya Muzychuk
(Chess player)

Mariya Muzychuk
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Birthdate: September 21, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukraine

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Andriy Pushkar
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Birthdate: August 6, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kremenets, Ukraine
Died: November 14, 2018

Alexander Dimitrenko
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Birthdate: July 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yevpatoria, Ukraine

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Andriy Voronin
(Association football player)

Andriy Voronin
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Birthdate: July 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Odessa

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Elena Baltacha
(Tennis player)

Elena Baltacha
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Birthdate: August 14, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union
Died: May 4, 2014

Four-time winner of the AEGON Awards, Elena Baltacha was a Ukrainian-born British tennis player, who held the British No. I position for the first time at the age of nineteen. An unbelievable fighter, she continued to play despite her debilitating illness, winning matches almost till the very end, retiring from professional tennis five months before her death from liver cancer.

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Oleg Blokhin
(Football player)

Oleg Blokhin
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Birthdate: November 5, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kiev

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Valentin Moldavsky
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Birthdate: February 6, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Novopskov, Luhansk Oblast, Ukraine

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Andriy Pyatov
(Association football player)

Andriy Pyatov
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Birthdate: June 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kirovohrad

Vyacheslav Senchenko
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Birthdate: April 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

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Yaroslava Mahuchikh
(High jumper)

Yaroslava Mahuchikh
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Birthdate: September 19, 2001
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine

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Anna Muzychuk
(Only the Fourth Woman in the History of Chess to Achieve a FIDE Rating of 2600 or More)

Anna Muzychuk
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Birthdate: February 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lviv, Ukrainian SSR, Soviet Union

Anna Muzychuk is a Ukrainian chess player who became only the fourth woman in the history of chess to achieve a FIDE rating of 2600 or more. Muzychuk, who attained the Grandmaster title in 2012, is a three-time fast chess world champion.