The Ukrainian won the gold at the European championship on water sports

Украинец выиграл золото на чемпионате Европы по водным видам спорта

Ilya Kvasha

The winner of the Olympic games Ilya Kvasha on the European championship on water sports in London produced a victory in jumps on a meter springboard.

28-year-old Kvasha took the lead after the first jump, gradually increasing his advantage over opponents. The Ukrainian allowed himself to relax only in the sixth attempt when his main competitor, Giovanni Tocci played 15 points.

For Ilya Kvasha this success is the eighth in his career at the European Championships and sixth on one-meter springboard. In addition, the Ukrainian has twice won world championship medals.

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Another Ukrainian – Oleh Kolodiy is stopped in a step from a pedestal. After the first three attempts, he was in the top three, but “failing” the fifth and sixth attempts, eventually took fourth place.

Earlier in the championship by water kinds of sports silver medal in diving was won by Julia Prokopchuk and Oleksandr Gorshkovozov. Two silver have with our national team in synchronous swimming in the technical program of the team competition and in a free Anna Voloshin.