Yelena Leuchanka (TEO Vilnius)

Yelena Leuchanka

Nationality: BLR
Born : 30.04.1983
Place of birth: Gomel (BLR)
Height: 1.95m
Position: C

5.3Points per game
4.6Rebounds per game
1.1Assists per game

TEO Vilnius


Yelena Leuchanka - EuroBasket Women 2013 Profile

Team 2012-13: Liaoning Hengye (China-WCBA)

Career: BelGUT Gomel (Belarus-D1, 1998-2000), Seminole Community College (USA-NJCAA, 2000-02), Wabash Valley (USA-NJCAA, 2002-03), West Virginia (USA-NCAA, 2003-06), Charlotte Sting (USA-WNBA, 2006), TEO Vilnius (Lithuania-LMKL, 2006-07), Estudiantes Madrid (Spain-LF, 2007), Washington Mystics (USA-WNBA, 2007), TEO Vilnius (Lithuania-LMKL, 2007-08), UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia-Premier League, 2008-09), Galatasaray (Turkey-TKBL, 2009-10), Atlanta Dream (USA-WNBA, 2010), AZS Gorzow (Poland-PLKK), Wisla Can Pack (Poland-PLKK, 2011), UMMC Ekaterinburg (Russia-Premier League, 2011-12), Atlanta Dream (USA-WNBA, 2012), Liaoning Hengye (China-WCBA 2012-2013)

Leuchanka isn't just a leader of the Belarus national team, she's a veteran whose decision to return means another mouth-watering partnership in the paint with Anastasiya Verameyenka. She didn't participate last summer and will be out to prove she can still match the very best in Europe under the hoop, preferably re-visiting the heights of 2010 when she played in the WNBA Finals and had an excellent FIBA World Championship. The center comes into this tournament having played in the Chinese League where she averaged huge double-doubles regularly but had to leave early with a hand injury. A huge name and presence both on and off the court not only in her native Belarus, but also in the women's basketball world, Leuchanka knows what it takes to find success and her return to the frontcourt is a huge bonus, especially defensively in the paint. The team will also be looking for her to get points on the board with some trademark spin moves down low and her hook shot with either hand.


vs Spartak Moscow Region (L 47-61)40/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0000010010
vs Famila Basket (W 71-65)60/10.00/10.00/00.00/00.0112010000
vs MKB Euroleasing (L 85-76)161/520.01/520.00/00.00/00.0145340142
vs USO Mondeville (W 72-66)223/1030.03/1030.00/00.03/475.0448202229
vs Wisla Can-Pack (W 75-72)191/425.01/425.00/00.06/6100.0112030018
vs Spartak Moscow Region (L 77-46)131/616.71/616.70/00.00/00.0224110002
vs MKB Euroleasing (W 65-60)140/40.00/40.00/00.00/00.0224120000
vs USO Mondeville (W 69-74)202/633.32/633.30/00.01/250.0347122025
vs Wisla Can-Pack (W 77-81)213/560.03/560.00/00.02/2100.0325222138
vs Halcon Avenida (W 78-66)153/560.03/560.00/00.00/10.0246032026
vs Halcon Avenida (W 68-74)228/1080.08/1080.00/00.00/00.03474001316
vs Bourges Basket (L 66-60)181/425.01/425.00/00.01/250.0224010133
vs Bourges Basket (L 54-60)315/1050.05/1050.00/00.00/00.02460320110
CategorySeason highCareer high
Points1602.02.2007 vs. Halcon Avenida26 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
11.04.1999 vs Italy
Total Rebounds822.11.2006 vs. USO Mondeville27 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
11.04.1999 vs Italy
Assists402.02.2007 vs. Halcon Avenida5 - 4 times
Steals25 times9 - European Championship for Young Women 2002
12.08.2001 vs Lithuania
Blocked Shots222.11.2006 vs. USO Mondeville3 - EuroBasket Women 2007
26.09.2007 vs Serbia
Minutes3123.02.2007 vs. Bourges Basket40 - 6 times
Field Goals Made802.02.2007 vs. Halcon Avenida10 - 2 times
Field Goals Attempted103 times19 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
11.04.1999 vs Italy
2 Pts Field Goals Made802.02.2007 vs. Halcon Avenida10 - 2 times
2 Pts Field Goals Attempted103 times19 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
11.04.1999 vs Italy
3 Pts Field Goals Made 1 - 9 times
3 Pts Field Goals Attempted 2 - 3 times
Free Throws Made629.11.2006 vs. Wisla Can-Pack8 - 2 times
Free Throws Attempted629.11.2006 vs. Wisla Can-Pack10 - 3 times
Offensive Rebounds422.11.2006 vs. USO Mondeville11 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
11.04.1999 vs Italy
Defensive Rebounds46 times22 - European Championship for Cadettes 1999
08.04.1999 vs Germany
Participations in FIBA Europe competitionsPPGRPGAPG
FIBA World Championship for Women 2014 (Belarus) 14.513.04.8
EuroLeague Women 2014 (Good Angels Kosice)
EuroCup Women 2014 (Istanbul Universitesi)
EuroBasket Women - Final Round 2013 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2012 (UMMC Ekaterinburg)
EuroBasket Women - Final Round 2011 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2011 (Gorzow)
EuroLeague Women 2011 (Wisla Can-Pack)
ELW All Star Game 2011 (Europe)
FIBA World Championship for Women 2010 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2010 (Galatasaray)
Women SuperCup 2010 (Galatasaray)
EuroBasket Women - Final Round 2009 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2009 (UMMC Ekaterinburg)
Olympic Games: Tournament Women 2008 (Belarus) 13.810.01.2
FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament for Women 2008 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2008 (TEO Vilnius)
EuroLeague Women 2008 (UMMC Ekaterinburg)
FIBA World League for Women 2007 (TEO Vilnius)
EuroBasket Women - Final Round 2007 (Belarus)
EuroBasket Women - DIVISION A 2007 (Belarus)
EuroLeague Women 2007 (TEO Vilnius)
European Championship for Women - Qualifying Round 2003 (Belarus)
European Championship for Young Women - Qualifying Round 2002 (Belarus)
European Championship for Cadettes - Final Round 1999 (Belarus) 12.914.60.3
European Championship for Cadettes - Challenge Round 1999 (Belarus)



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Leuchanka Switches To EuroCup Women21.01.2014
Race for All Tournament Team Heats Up25.06.2013
Leuchanka Ready To Lose Bitter Taste23.05.2013