Ukrainian team in athletics finished sixth on the team TH

Сборная Украины по легкой атлетике заняла шестое место на командном ЧЕ

Olga Lyakhova

Our athletes won in two events at the tournament in France.

The national team of Ukraine in athletics took the final sixth place at the European team championship, which ended in Lille.

Our team won two victories in 40 events and scored 236,50 points, thus maintaining, in the strongest division.

The three best teams in Europe included the national teams of Germany (321.50), Poland (295) and France (270).

The first victory of Ukraine at the European team championship in the 800 meters earned Olga Lyakhova. It is faster all the participants overcame the distance of 800 meters (2.03,09 min.)

The second victory was noted Sergiy Smelyk, which is extremely beautiful has won the final of the 200m. While Sergei had his best result of the season (of 20.53).

Olga Countryman was the leader throughout the 400m and only at the finish it managed to beat Lisanne de Witte from the Netherlands. Time Ukrainka – 51,88 S.

Сборная Украины по легкой атлетике заняла шестое место на командном ЧЕ

Julia Shmatenko a significant part of the distance of 5000 meters was in the lead or kept just behind the leader. Ahead of Yulia could only Spaniard Ana Lozano (15.18,40 min). Shmatenko with the best result of the season, the second (15.30,36 min).

Also second were Catherine Klimuk, Olga Lyakhova Anastasia Bryzgin and Olga Zemlyak in the relay 4×400 meters. The Ukrainian Quartet – 3.28,02 min. Ahead of with the best result of the season in Europe only polka (3.27,60 min).

Third place on the European team championship took Anna Plotitsina (110 m hurdles), Natalia Prischepa (1500 m), Maryna Bekh (length), Alain Samutina (hammer), Helen, Kolesnichenko (400 m hurdles) and the women’s 4×100 relay in the composition of Olesia Povkh, Christina Stuy, Yana Kachur and Elizabeth Bryzgina.

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