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Yulia PROKOPCHUK
Sport Diving
NOC Ukraine   
GenderWomen
Born23 Oct 1986 in Ukrainka, URS
Height1.60 m
Weight 50 kg
 Human Interest 
Further Personal Information
Family
One son
Residence
Kiev, UKR
Languages
Russian, Ukrainian
Higher education
Physical Education - National Technical University of Ukraine: Kiev, UKR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?
She took up artistic gymnastics in 1990. Four years later she switched to diving in Kiev, Ukraine.
Why this sport?
Her parents were too busy to take her to her artistic gymnastics club so she began diving because it was more convenient.
International Debut
Year
2005
Competing for
Ukraine
Tournament
World Championships
Location
Montreal, QC, CAN
General Interest
Hobbies
Listening to music, reading books, knitting. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2016)
Memorable sporting achievement
Winning silver in the mixed team event at the 2015 World Championships in Kazan, Russian Federation. (Athlete, 02 Feb 2016)
Most influential person in career
Her parents. (Athlete, 19 Mar 2015)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Never give up, even after losing. Whatever happens, it happens for the best." (Athlete, 02 Feb 2016)
Awards and honours
She was named Athlete of the Month in Ukraine in May 2012 and July 2013. (fakty.ua, 02 Aug 2013; sport.ua, 01 Jun 2012)

She holds the title of Honoured Master of Sport in Ukraine. (dsmsu.gov.ua, 30 Dec 2016)
Other information
RETIREMENT
In June 2017 she announced her retirement from the sport. (Facebook profile, 09 Jun 2017)

FURTHER EDUCATION
She has studied biomechanics at the National University of Physical Education and Sport in Kiev, Ukraine. (Athlete, 26 Nov 2014)

 Competition Highlights
Olympic Games
Rank Year Venue Event Result
14 2016 Rio de Janeiro, BRA 10m Platform 300.65
12 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform 344.55
8 2012 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 299.64
Preliminary Round 2008 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 290.40
World Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
11 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 305.90 
2 2015 Kazan, RUS Team Event 426.45
3 2013 Barcelona, ESP 10m Platform 358.40
5 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 311.64
6 2011 Shanghai, CHN 10m Platform 340.15
Preliminary Round 2009 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 272.80
Semifinal 2007 Melbourne, AUS 10m Platform 296.85
11 2007 Melbourne, AUS 10m Platform Synchro 259.74
12 2005 Montreal, CAN 10m Platform 417.03
Grand Prix
Rank Year Venue Event Result
4 2016 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 280.25
4 2016 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 303.45
7 2015 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 314.60
15 2014   10m Platform  
3 2014 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 325.55
3 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 346.15
4 2013 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform Synchro 272.46
1 2013 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 342.80
3 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 348.85
4 2011   10m Platform  
8 2011 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 319.45
6 2011 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 282.20
3 2011 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 296.52
5 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 331.30
4 2011 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 278.16
6 2010   10m Platform 303.00
5 2010   10m Platform Synchro 309.60
11 2010 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform 238.85
4 2010 Bolzano, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 281.16
11 2010 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 232.65
4 2010 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 276.30
28 2009   10m Platform  
7 2009 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 278.25
3 2009 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 277.02
9 2008   10m Platform  
25 2008 Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA 10m Platform 242.95
9 2008 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 289.05
4 2008 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 299.94
3 2008 Rome, ITA 10m Platform 336.30
7 2008 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 325.50
28 2007   10m Platform  
3 2006   10m Platform  
1 2006 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform 326.20
1 2006 Madrid, ESP 10m Platform Synchro 265.80
3 2006 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 321.35
4 2006 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 252.18
6 2006 Zhuhai, CHN 10m Platform 272.40
43 2005   10m Platform  
41 2004   10m Platform  
European Championships
Rank Year Venue Event Result
1 2016 London, ENG 10m Platform 385.90
1 2016 London, ENG 10m Platform Synchro 323.70
2 2016 London, ENG Team Event 396.40
1 2015 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 327.50
3 2015 Rostock, GER Team Event 383.50
3 2014 Berlin, GER 10m Platform 341.35
2 2014 Berlin, GER Team Event 409.75
Final 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform Synchro 294.42
1 2013 Rostock, GER Team Event 413.20
1 2013 Rostock, GER 10m Platform 373.30
1 2012 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform 321.55
Final 2012 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform Synchro 310.68
6 2011 Turin, ITA 10m Platform 303.55
3 2011 Turin, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 315.24
5 2010 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 317.05
2 2010 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 306.30
9 2009 Turin, ITA 10m Platform 276.80
Final 2009 Turin, ITA 10m Platform Synchro 279.54
2 2008 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform 328.35
2 2008 Eindhoven, NED 10m Platform Synchro 334.20
1 2006 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform 338.00
3 2006 Budapest, HUN 10m Platform Synchro 297.21
World Series
Rank Year Venue Event Result
7 2015   10m Platform  
8 2015 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 313.80
7 2015 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 344.90
8 2015 Kazan, RUS 10m Platform 325.65
9 2015 London, ENG 10m Platform 266.35
6 2015 Mérida, MEX 10m Platform 302.25
7 2015 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 291.15
6 2014   10m Platform  
9 2014 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 317.20
7 2014 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 314.70
7 2014 London, ENG 10m Platform 354.90
8 2014 Monterrey, MEX 10m Platform 361.35
3 2014 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 380.10
7 2014 Windsor, ON, CAN 10m Platform 337.80
7 2012   10m Platform  
7 2012   10m Platform Synchro  
8 2012 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform 309.65
5 2012 Beijing, CHN 10m Platform Synchro 308.46
7 2012 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform Synchro 284.10
7 2012 Dubai, UAE 10m Platform 310.45
2 2012 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform 358.65
5 2012 Moscow, RUS 10m Platform Synchro 302.28