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Aleksandr Kovalenko

Full name: Aleksandr Yuryevich Kovalenko
Original name: Александр Юрьевич Коваленко
Gender: Male
Height: 5-10 (178 cm)
Weight: 176 lbs (80 kg)
Born: May 8, 1963 in Babruysk, Mahilyow, Belarus
Affiliations: SKA St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg (RUS) / SKA Minsk, Minsk (BLR)
Country: URS Soviet Union, EUN Unified Team
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Bronze (1 Total)

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Biography

Aleksandr Kovalenko took up athletics at age 11. Initially a sprinter, Kovalenko took up triple jumping when he was 15 and was selected for the Soviet national team in 1986. The apex of Kovalenko’s career was at the 1988 Olympics, where he won bronze. He also competed at the 1987 World Championships, where he was fourth, and at the 1992 Olympics, where he was seventh. He was the Soviet triple jump champion in 1986-88 and CIS champion in 1992. Kovalenko retired from sports after the fall of the Soviet Union and later worked as an athletics and fitness coach in Belarus, Latvia and Norway.

Personal Best\: TJ – 17.77 (1987).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Men's Triple Jump Soviet Union URS 3 Bronze OR
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Men's Triple Jump Unified Team EUN 7

Men's Triple Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D BMD
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round 3 OR 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round One 2 OR 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Two 2 17.40 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Three 2 foul 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Four 2 foul 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Five 2 pass 17.42
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Final Round Round Six NP foul
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round 2 QU 17.24
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A 1 17.24
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 17.24
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 pass 17.24
1988 Summer 25 Seoul Athletics Soviet Union Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP pass
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round 7 17.06
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round One 6 16.84
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Two 7 16.92 16.92
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Three 7 foul 16.92
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Four 7 16.78 16.92
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Five 7 17.06 17.06
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Final Round Round Six NP foul
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round 10 QC 16.93
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A 4 16.93
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round One NP foul
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 3 16.93 16.93
1992 Summer 29 Barcelona Athletics Unified Team Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP foul
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