Yulia Levchenko — the silver medalist of the world championship in the high jump

Yulia Levchenko

Sat, 12 Aug 2017


Sports news:20-year-old Yulia Levchenko won second place in the sector for the high jump at the world Championship s in athletics, earning the first award.

In the course of great for the final Levchenko, twice set a new personal record, first jumping with the first attempts at 1.99, and then with the second taking height 2.01. Up to this point Ukrainian all heights were taken from the first attempt and kept pace with the main contenders.

In competition with Russian Maria Laeskina Levchenko even tried to jump at 2.03, but she has simply not enough forces to compete for the gold with the clear favorite.

However, for a young Ukrainian woman, 2.01, and a silver medal has been an extraordinary achievement because two weeks ago she had never jumped 1.96.

Silver Levchenko was the first medal for Ukraine at the world championship. Tomorrow is another representative of the high jump Bohdan Bondarenko can compete for their prize.

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