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Liudmyla Panchuk

Biographical information

Medals OG
Gold 1
Silver 0
Bronze 0
Total 1
TypeCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameLiudmyla Mykhailivna•Panchuk (-Kolomiyets)
Used nameLiudmyla•Panchuk
Original nameЛюдмила Михайлівна•Панчук (-Коломієць)
Other namesLyudmila Mikhaylovna Panchuk (-Kolomiyets), Людмила Михайловна Панчук (-Коломиец)
Born18 January 1956 in Tokarivka, Kyiv (UKR)
Died18 February 2011 in Kyiv, Kyiv (UKR)
Measurements173 cm / 71 kg
AffiliationsSpartak Kyiv, Kyiv (UKR)
NOC(s) Soviet Union
Ethnic nationUKR


Liudmyla Panchuk was on the Soviet national team from 1974-82. She won an Olympic gold in 1976, a World Championship in 1982, and won silver at the 1975 Worlds. Panchuk missed the 1980 Olympics due to pregnancy. At the club level, she played her whole career with Spartak Kyiv, winning Soviet titles in 1974-77 and 1982-83, and the EHF Champions League in 1975, 1977 and 1983. Panchuk finished her competitive career after the 1983 season due to an Achilles tendon rupture.


Games Discipline (Sport) Event Status Team Pos Representing 2nd NOC As
1976 Summer Olympics Handball Handball, Women Olympic Soviet Union 1 Gold URS Liudmyla Panchuk