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Yevhen Yatsynenko

Full name: Yevhen Oleksandrovych Yatsynenko
Original name: Євген Олександрович Яциненко
Other name(s): Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Yatsinenko, Евгений Александрович Яциненко
Gender: Male
Born: January 8, 1925 in Melitopol, Zaporizhzhia, Ukraine
Died: December 15, 2013 in Mykolaïv, Mykolaïv, Ukraine
Affiliations: Avangard Mykolaïv, Mykolaïv (UKR)
Country: URS Soviet Union
Sport: Canoeing


Yevhen Yatsynenko competed in three major international tournaments during his career. At the 1956 Olympics, he was fifth in K2-10K with [Sergey Klimov]; at the 1957 European Championships, Yatsynenko won gold in the K-4x500 m relay with Igor Pisarev and non-Olympians Valentin Naumov and Aleksandr Markovtsev; while at the 1958 World Championships, Yatsynenko won silver in K2-1000 m with Ivan Holovachov. Yatsynenko also won eight Soviet titles – in 1958 in K1-10K, in 1960 in K-4x500 m relay, in 1957 and 1960 in K2-1000 m and in 1957, 1959, 1964 and 1965 in K2-10K. After finishing his sporting career, Yatsynenko worked as a kayaking coach in his hometown of Mykolaïv, Ukraine.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Canoeing Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres Soviet Union URS 5

Men's Kayak Doubles, 10,000 metres

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Partner Phase Unit Date T
1956 Summer 31 Melbourne Canoeing Soviet Union URS Sergey Klimov Final Standings 1956-11-30 45:49.3
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