For the fans of track and field, Bohdan Bondarenko is not an unfamiliar name. He is a professional high jumper from Ukraine.
He has achieved the highest honors in high jumps, including the 2013 World Championship, 2014 European championship, and a bronze medal in the 2016 Olympics.
Besides his glorious portfolio, he is also well known for his height. At 6’6, Bohdan is one of the tallest high jumpers on the elite diamond league circuit.
Bohdan currently holds a personal best of 2.42 meters that he achieved in the 2014 IAAF Diamond league. This record is the third-best time in men’s high jump of all time as of now.
At the age of 32, the high jumper still has many more years to push towards a world record. We can only wait and see if he achieves that.
This article will go through this champion jumper’s early life, career, and personal life. But first, here are some interesting quick facts:
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Bohdan Bondarenko: Quick Facts
|Full Name||Bohdan Viktorovych Bondarenko|
|Native name||Богдан Вікторович Бондаренко|
|Common name||Bohdan Bondarenko|
|Birthdate||30 August 1989|
|Age||32 years old|
|Mother’s Name||Tetyana Bondarenko|
|Father’s Name||Viktor Bondarenko|
|Home Town||Kharkiv, Ukraine|
|College||Kharkiv National Institute of Sports and Physical Culture|
|Height||198 cm, 1.98m, 6’6″|
|Weight||77 kg, 170 lbs|
|Married||January 11, 2017|
|Sport||Track and Field|
|World champion||One Gold (2013), One Silver|
|Olympic Wins||One Bronze (2016 Rio)|
|European Champion||One Gold (2014)|
|Personal Bests||2.42 (outdoor), 2.27 (Indoor)|
|Hobbies||Travel, Fishing, Spending time with friends|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube|
Bohdan Bondarenko: Early Life
Bohdan was born on 30 august 1989 in the town of Kharkiv in Ukraine. His parents are Viktor Bondarenko and Tetyana Bondarenko.