Ukrainian weightlifters won 5 European medals
15 April 2013 Share
Ukrainian weightlifters won 5 European medals

Ukrainian athletes won five medals (2 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze) at the European Weightlifting Championships in Tirana.

Julia Paratova (weight category 53 kg) and Svitlana Cherniavska (over 75 kg) celebrated victories. Paratova finished with the total of 194 kg. Cherniavska ended the competition with the total of 255 kg. At the same weight category Ganna Kozenko was awarded the bronze. Her result was 228 kg.

Nadiya Mironyuk (69 kg) also took the third place with 230 kg.

Artem Udachyn (over 105 kg) lifted in the total 442 kg as well as Russian Ruslan Albegov. And final decision came from the lighter bodyweight of Albegov.

Ukraine took the third place at the team standings.

President of the National Olympic Committee Sergey Bubka welcomed champions, winners and coaches on the successful start of the new Olympic cycle and he wished to confirm their high level at the next event.