Ukraine

History

Ukraine made its first Summer Olympic appearance in 1996, after the dissolution of the Soviet Union and has competed ever since. The nation sends one of the largest delegations to the Olympics with over 200 athletes competing at each edition. The athletes compete in almost all sports available on the Olympic program with good representation in athletics, boxing, cycling, diving, fencing, gymnastics, judo, weightlifting and wrestling.

Ukraine has won at least one medal at each Olympics it has participated in. In total the nation has won around 120 medals across 16 sports. The most successful sports are gymnastics, athletics, boxing and wrestling. The most successful athlete competing for an independent Ukraine is swimmer Yana Klochkova whom won five medals. She won two gold medals each in women’s 200m individual medley (2000 & 2004) and 400m individual medley (2000 & 2004) and she won silver in the 800m freestyle (2000). In 2016 Ukraine won 11 medals.

Qualified Quotas

Archery

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Individual Veronika Marchenko
Anastasia Pavlova
Lidiia Sichenikova
Women’s Team Veronika Marchenko
Anastasia Pavlova
Lidiia Sichenikova

Artistic Swimming

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s Team Maryna Aleksiiva
Vladyslava Aleksiiva
Marta Fiedina
Yana Nariezhna
Kateryna Reznik
Anastasiya Savchuk
Alina Shynkarenko
Yelyzaveta Yakhno
Women’s Duet From Team Quota

Athletics

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 50km Walk Ivan Banzeruk

Women’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Women’s 800m Nataliya Prishchepa
Women’s 400m Hurdles Anna Ryzhykova
Women’s 20km Walk Inna Kashina
Women’s Marathon Viktoriya Khapilina
Women’s High Jump Yaroslava Mahuchikh
Iryna Gerashchenko
Yaroslava Mahuchikh
Women’s Long Jump Maryna Bekh-Romanchuk
Women’s Triple Jump Olha Saladukha
Women’s Hammer Throw Iryna Klymets

Diving

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 3m Springboard Oleg Kolodiy
Women’s 3m Springboard Viktoriya Kesar
Men’s 10m Platform Oleksii Sereda
Women’s 10m Platform Sofiya Lyskun

Equestrian

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Individual Jumping From Team Quota
From Team Quota
From Team Quota
Team Jumping Ferenc Szentirmai
Horse: Valour
Andre Schroder
Horse: Allegro
Ulrich Kirchhoff
Horse: Al Pacino 62
Rene Tebbel
Horse: Saxo de la Cour

Shooting

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 10m Air Rifle Oleh Tsarkov
Men’s 25m Rapid Fire Pistol Oleksandr Petriv
Women’s 25m Pistol Olena Kostevych
Men’s 10m Air Pistol
(1) (2)
Pavlo Korostylov
Oleh Omelchuk

Swimming

Men’s Events

Event Qualifying Athletes Selected Athletes
Men’s 800m Freestyle Mykhailo Romanchuk
Sergii Frolov
Men’s 1500m Freestyle Mykhailo Romanchuk
Sergii Frolov
Men’s 200m Breaststroke Mykyta Koptielov
Men’s 200m Butterfly Denys Kesyl