Juriy Cheban (UKR)

Juriy Cheban (UKR)

Canoe Sprint
Date of birth
05 July 1986
187 cm
95 kg
Partner Yekaterina
Odessa, UKR
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Coaching - Poltava National Pedagogical University: Ukraine


General Interest

Yura (odessa-life.od.ua, 29 Aug 2014)
Hunting, fishing, motorbiking, driving cars, kitesurfing. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning gold in the C1 200m at the 2014 World Championships in Moscow, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Hero / Idol
German kayaker Birgit Fischer. (paddlesports.ru, 28 Sep 2014)
Awards and honours
He holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)
Famous relatives
His mother and coach Lyudmila Cheban is a former Soviet champion in the sport. (Athlete, 26 Apr 2016)

International Debut

Competing for
European Championships
Racice, CZE

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up the sport at age 14 in Odessa, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
His mother, a former athlete, introduced him to the sport. He first tried kayak but in a month he was asked to switch to canoe as there was a need for canoeists.
Club / Team
Armed Forces: Ukraine
Name of coach
Lyudmila Cheban [mother], UKR; Vyacheslav Sorokin, UKR


Olympic GamesC1 200mBrazil, Rio de Janeiro18 August 20162016Men39.2791Latest resultBest result
Olympic GamesC1 200mEngland, London11 August 20122012Men42.2911Best result
Olympic GamesC1 500mChina, Beijing23 August 20082008Men1:48.7663Best result
Olympic GamesC1 1000mChina, Beijing22 August 20082008Men4:06.09515
Olympic GamesC1 500mGreece, Athens28 August 20042004Men1:53.38515
Olympic GamesC1 1000mGreece, Athens27 August 20042004MenDSQ19
World ChampionshipsC1 200mItaly, Milan22 August 20152015Men39.9229Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men38.1371Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayRussia, Moscow10 August 20142014Men2:48.6292Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men39.8194Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayHungary, Szeged21 August 20112011Men2:57.8997Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men39.9533Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 4 x 200m RelayPoland, Poznan22 August 20102010Men2:50.6752Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 200mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men44.84211
World ChampionshipsC1 500mCanada, Dartmouth16 August 20092009Men1:54.41113
World ChampionshipsC1 200mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men40.3231Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mGermany, Duisburg12 August 20072007Men1:49.2357Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mGermany, Duisburg11 August 20072007Men3:54.6878Best result
World ChampionshipsC1 500mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men1:50.4592Best result
World ChampionshipsC4 200mHungary, Szeged20 August 20062006Men35.3567Best result
World ChampionshipsC2 1000mCroatia, Zagreb27 August 20052005Men4:04.3189Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mCzech Republic, Racice3 May 20152015Men42.22412
European ChampionshipsC1 200mGermany, Brandenburg13 July 20142014Men43.5545Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mSerbia, Belgrade19 June 20112011Men40.1613Best result
European ChampionshipsC2 1000mSerbia, Belgrade18 June 20112011Men3:43.59510
European ChampionshipsC1 200mSpain, Trasona4 July 20102010Men40.3052Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 500mItaly, Milan18 May 20082008Men1:57.5693Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mItaly, Milan17 May 20082008Men4:08.7597Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 200mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men42.1323Best result
European ChampionshipsC1 500mSpain, Pontevedra1 July 20072007Men1:59.0839
European ChampionshipsC1 1000mSpain, Pontevedra30 June 20072007Men4:18.0219
European ChampionshipsC1 500mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men1:51.1553Best result
European ChampionshipsC4 200mCzech Republic, Racice9 July 20062006Men35.8299
European ChampionshipsC1 500mPoland, Poznan23 May 20042004Men1:53.6846Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian5 June 20162016Men19Latest result
World CupIndividual Canadian23 August 20152015Men40
World CupIndividual Canadian10 August 20142014Men13
World CupIndividual Canadian3 June 20122012Men16
World CupIndividual Canadian21 August 20112011Men6Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian22 August 20102010Men7Best result
World CupIndividual Canadian3 June 20072007Men16
World CupIndividual Canadian28 August 20052005Men18