Vladimir Trofimenko

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Vladimir Trofimenko (Russian : Владимир Трофименко; 22 March 1953 in Syzran — 1994) was a pole vaulter who represented the USSR. He won the 1978 European Championships in Athletics as well as two medals at the European Indoor Championships.

In 1978 he vaulted 5.61 m and break the Soviet national outdoor pole vault record.

He was married Yolanda Chen.


1977 Universiade Sofia, Bulgaria 3rd [1]
1978 European Indoor Championships Milan, Italy 2nd [2]
European Championships Prague, Czechoslovakia 1st [3] 5.55 CR
1979 European Indoor Championships Vienna, Austria 3rd [2]

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