Hennadiy Valentynovych Avdyeyenko (Ukrainian: Геннадій Валентинович Авдєєнко) (born November 4, 1963 in Odessa) is a retired high jumper who represented the USSR and later Ukraine. He trained at the Armed Forces sports society in Odessa. Competing in the high jump, he won the 1983 World Championships as well as a silver medal at the 1987 World Championships with a personal best of 2.38 metres. He was able to repeat this result at the 1988 Olympics, and won a gold medal.
Avdyeyenko graduated from Odessa Polytechnic Institute and worked as an expert in refrigerating equipment.
Major achievements 
- ^ a b (Russian) Great Olympic Encyclopedia, vol.1-2, Moscow:Olympia Press Publisher, 2006, entry on "Авдеенко", available online
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