Ukrainian women got their first medal at the Universiade in Kazan

  • Natalia Dovgodko started very powerfully.  Photo: "RIA Novosti"
  • Natalia Dovgodko started very powerfully. Photo: "RIA Novosti"

Natalia Dolgodko won gold, Anna and Elena Kravchenko beet — bronze.  07.07.2013 At the XXVII World Summer Student Games in Kazan played first sets of medals in competitions where rowing representatives of the Ukrainian team won gold and bronze awards. It is reported by UNIAN.

So acting alone, the Olympic champion in London 2012 Natalia Dovgodko started very strongly, at the first reference mark distance — 500 meters — having an advantage over rivals in four seconds. Further control of the situation experienced athlete in the race and managed to keep a minimal advantage over Jitka Antosovoy of the Czech Republic. Finished third Elza Gulbe of Latvia.

In turn, Anna and Elena Kravchenko beet from the start of the race in a pair pair were in third place, with crews battling Russia and the Czech Republic. As a result, Ukrainian crew won the medal, while significantly behind the winners from Lithuania and silver medalists from Belarus.

Recall "Universiade" in Kazan takes place from 7 to 17 July.


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