7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)
| 232 lb (105 kg)|
| July 16, 1974 (age 41)
Nikolaev, Ukraine (1974-07-16) |Grigorij Khizhnyak Wikipedia
Grigorij Khizhnyak (Ukrainian: Григорій Хижняк; born July 16, 1974) is a retired Ukrainian professional basketball player.
A dominant defensive force in the paint, the 2.16 m (7'1") tall center, led the EuroLeague in blocks per game for two consecutive years, in 2001 and 2002, while playing with Žalgiris Kaunas. Among his greatest career achievements, was his participation in the 2005 ULEB Cup (now called EuroCup) final, with Makedonikos.
Khizhnyak was a regular member of the senior men's Ukrainian national basketball team.
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.