Василь Ломаченко

Vasyl Lomachenko

Greetings, dear readers! Today we will talk about the life and career of the outstanding Ukrainian boxer – Vasyl Anatoliyovych Lomachenko. He was born on February 17, 1988 in the city of Belgorod-Dniester.Lomachenko’s height is 170 cm and his arm span is 166 cm. He is a famous professional boxer who has reached great heights in his career. Let’s find out more about his life story.Vasyl Lomachenko

Childhood and family

    • Vasyl is married to Olena, who is an international master of sports in acrobatics.
    • They have a son, Anatolii, and a daughter, Viktoriia.
    • Vasyl’s father, Anatoliy Mykolayovych Lomachenko, a candidate for master of sports in boxing, was also one of his first coaches.
    • Vasyl’s mother, Tetiana Lomachenko (née Otinko), an acrobatics coach, trained both his sister and wife.
    • Her sister Anastasia is an international master of sports in acrobatics.
    • Vasyl also has a godfather, Oleksandr Usyk, a world boxing champion.


Vasyl Lomachenko graduated from the South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University named after Konstantin Ushynsky.

CareerVasyl Lomachenko in his youth

Vasyl Lomachenko began his professional career in 2013. He is known for his victories in the featherweight, second featherweight and lightweight weight categories.He is the world champion according to the WBO (2014 – 2016), WBA (Super) (2018 – 2020), WBO (2018 – 2020), WBC (2019 – 2020) and The Ring (2018 – present).


Vasyl Lomachenko is a two-time Olympic champion (2008 and 2012), two-time world champion (2009 and 2011), European champion (2008), world junior champion (2006),
The boxer is also one of the most successful amateur boxers of all time, with a record of 396 wins and 1 defeat, for which he twice avenged himself.Vasyl Lomachenko


    • He is fond of cars, playing ice hockey, fishing and hunting.
    • He is an active member of the Russian Orthodox Church.
    • He even lives in Spain, where he bought a house and is trying to get residency status.


Pro-Russian position and Ukrainophobia:

        • In September 2019, he stated that there is no Russian-Ukrainian war, but only a “division at the top.”
        • On January 9, 2020, he posted a video on Instagram with the Russian military, which caused outrage and accusations of supporting the annexation of Crimea.

    Political statements and actions:

          • He waved the flag of Bilhorod-Dnistrovskyi after his victory over Richard Commey, without using the flag of Ukraine.
          • After Russia’s attack on Ukraine, he called for the restoration of friendly relations with the terrorist country.
          • He also compared the Ukrainian authorities to the Nazis and expressed confidence that the expulsion of the UOC from the Kyiv Cave Monastery cleanses the church of the “impurities” of the OCU.

    These scandals reflect Lomachenko as a controversial personality who provokes different reactions from the Ukrainian public.Vasyl Lomachenko

    The boxer has reached great heights in his career. His life and achievements are an inspiration for young athletes. He is an example of how important it is to work hard and believe in your dreams.

    As he says himself: “My goal is to be the best. I always try to improve myself.”