Larysa Berezhna (Ukrainian : Лариса Бережна, also Russian : Лариса Бережная - Larisa Berezhnaya; born 28 February 1961) is a retired long jumper, born in Kiev, who represented USSR and later Ukraine. She first gained recognition with a bronze medal at the 1989 World Indoor Championships and a fourth place at the 1990 European Championships. In 1991 she won a gold medal at the World Indoor Championships and a bronze medal at the outdoor World Championships. The same year she jumped 7.24 metres, which puts her 14th in the all-time performers list. She competed at the 1992 Olympic Games but was forced to withdraw during the qualifying round due to injury.
|1986||Goodwill Games||Moscow, Soviet Union||7th||6.69 m|
|1989||World Indoor Championships||Budapest, Hungary||3rd||6.82 m|
|1990||European Championships||Split, Yugoslavia||4th||6.93 m|
|Goodwill Games||Seattle, United States||2nd||6.61 m|
|1991||World Indoor Championships||Seville, Spain||1st||6.84 m|
|World Championships||Tokyo, Japan||3rd||7.11 m|
|1992||European Indoor Championships||Genoa, Italy||1st||7.00 m|
|Olympic Games||Barcelona, Spain||(q)||no mark|
|1993||World Indoor Championships||Toronto, Canada||5th||6.74 m|
|World Championships||Stuttgart, Germany||2nd||6.98 m|
Note: At the 1992 Olympics, Berezhna had one foul in the qualifying round before withdrawing from the competition.
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