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Yana Klochkova

Full name: Yana Oleksandrivna Klochkova
Original name: Яна Олександрівна Клочкова
Gender: Female
Height: 6'0" (182 cm)
Weight: 154 lbs (70 kg)
Born: August 7, 1982 in Simferopol, Krym, Ukraine
Affiliations: Dymano
Country: UKR Ukraine
Sport: Swimming

Medals: 4 Gold, 1 Silver (5 Total)

Biography

Yana Klochkova is the most successful medley swimmer of the first decade of the 21st century. She had her international breakthrough at the 1998 World Championships in Perth, winning a silver medal in the 400 m medley. At the Sydney Olympics, she outclassed her opponents in both medley events, and added a silver in the 800 m freestyle. In 2001 and 2003, she added three world titles in medley events, and one in the 400 m freestyle. At the Athens Games, she retained both her medley titles, becoming the first repeat winner in both events. She concluded her career later in 2004. Apart from the aforementioned titles, Klochkova has also won 6 short course world titles, 10 European titles and 9 European short course titles. Klochkova, who was named Swimmer of the Year in 2004, returned to the Beijing Olympics as the flagbearer of the Ukrainian team.

Results

Women's 800 metres Freestyle

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Final 2 8:22.66
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Round One Heat Three 1 QU 8:29.84

Women's 200 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Final 1 OR 2:10.68
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Semi-Finals Heat Two 1 QU 2:13.08
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Round One Heat Five 1 QU 2:13.83
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine Final 1 2:11.14
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine Semi-Finals Heat One 1 QU 2:13.30
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine Round One Heat Four 2 QU 2:13.40

Women's 400 metres Individual Medley

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Final 1 OR 4:33.59
2000 Summer 18 Sydney Swimming Ukraine Round One Heat Four 1 QU 4:37.64
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine Final 1 4:34.83
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine Round One Heat Four 1 QU 4:38.36

Women's 4 × 100 metres Medley Relay

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank T IST CTAS
2004 Summer 22 Athina Swimming Ukraine UKR Round One Heat One 5 4:09.79 1:00.16 3:13.18