Yelena Koshcheyeva

From Kazakhstan Encyclopedia

Yelena Koshcheyeva (born 17 February 1973 in Zhambyl Province) is a Kazakhstani long jumper.

Her most successful year was 2002, when she won a bronze medal at the Asian Games[1] and a gold medal at the Asian Championships in Colombo. In 2004, she reached the long jump final at the Olympic Games, finishing eleventh. She also competed at the World Championships in 1999, 2001 and 2003 without ever reaching the final.

Her personal best is 6.76 metres, achieved in May 1998 in Bishkek.

Competition record

Representing Template:KAZ
1996 Olympic Games Atlanta, United States 36th (q) 5.55 m
1998 Asian Games Bangkok, Thailand 8th 6.07 m
1999 World Championships Seville, Spain 23rd (q) 6.40 m
2000 Olympic Games Sydney, Australia 14th (q) 6.57 m
2001 World Championships Edmonton, Canada 13th (q) 6.46 m
2002 Asian Championships Colombo, Sri Lanka 1st 6.61 m
Asian Games Busan, South Korea 3rd 6.30 m
2003 World Championships Paris, France 23rd (q) 6.13 m
Asian Championships Manila, Philippines 6th 6.23 m
2004 Olympic Games Athens, Greece 11th 6.53 m


  1. Asian Games