Ukrainian women won two gold medals of the Universiade

Украинки выиграли два золота Универсиады

Oksana Okuneva

Only the ninth day of the Universiade Ukrainian athletes won five medals.

Five medals were won by Ukrainian students in the ninth day of the world Universiade that is held in Taipei.

Two Ukrainian women climbed the podium in the high jump. Oksana Okuneva with a score of 1.97 won the gold and Irina Gerashchenko with a height of 1.91 became the silver medalist.

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In the rhythmic gymnastics team of Ukraine became the first in the team competition. The team of our graces: Marina Makarova, Valeriy gudym, Darius Owl, Anastasia Podrushnyak and Alina Bigno. For her performance in the final, our girls received from the judges 33,550 points. Ukrainka ahead of team Taiwan (32 points exactly) and Russia (31,350).

In Wushu competitions Ilona olkhovyk won a bronze medal in the weight category up to 60 kg. In the semi-finals of the Universiade, the Ukrainian lost to Chinese woman Zhang.

Ukrainian women’s team volleyball took the bronze medal of the world Universiade-2017.

Ukrainian women without problems out of the group, and then went to France in the quarter-finals but in the semi-finals in three sets lost to Russia and were forced to play in gold, and in the bronze final. In the match for third place-the team of Andrei Romanovich came together with owners of tournament by Taipei, which lost the first game but then won the next three games.

Thus, on account of the Ukrainian team 12 gold, 10 silver and 11 bronze medals – 33 medals. The team is in 6th place in the overall medal standings.

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