World games: Ukraine entered the top 10 of the medal standings

Всемирные игры: Украина вошла в топ-10 медального зачета

The fifth day of competition brought Ukraine four medals and four record.

The national team of Ukraine at the X World Games Wroclaw won gold and bronze with another world record, according to the sports Committee of Ukraine.

25 July continued the fight, the athletes of the National team in powerlifting. The champion in heavy category was Sergei White! The amount of triathlon Sergey – 1080 kg and this is the new world record!

Silver medalist in the middle weight category was Vladimir risev. The sum of three exercises he raised 945 kg and have set my first world record of the Ukrainian national team.

Quite a bit has not held up to Vladimir and got bronze Andrew Naniev (931 kg total weight), which competed in the same discipline. In addition to the bronze medal Andrew received the title of world record holder in the bench press, breaking 268,5 kg.

Another medalist and record holder from Ukraine was Dmitry Semenenko, who won silver in the heavyweight category. But the record set by Dmitry in the “squats” on its own weight 104 kg, he did the exercise with a barbell weighing 432 pounds!

Unfortunately, athletes of other sports failed to support the medal haul powerlifters. In particular, we expected medals from the karate Katerina Curve, but it never reached the semi-finals.

For the first five days of the World games Ukraine has to its credit more than 15 medals – 3 gold, 4 silver and 8 bronze. In General, the unofficial medal standings, our athletes completing the top ten.

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