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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

Biography

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.

Results

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