Rio 2016: the first Ukrainian victory
National Olympic Committee announces the first results of the performance of Ukrainian athletes in Rio-de-Janeiro. Our guys do not stop to please us.
Sergey Kulish got a silver medal in air rifle shooting at a distance of 10 meters, and the Ukrainian fencer Olga Harlan won the bronze medal in the individual tournament sablistok.
Also, our tennis player Elina Svitolina got the win under Serena Williams. “Ukrainian girl got the win under Serena Williams in Rio. Bravo girl! “- admires Tahir Zarbaliev.
Natalia Kalnish serving air rifle shooting, took the 9th place in this discipline.
Jan Shemyakin and Elena Krivitskaya overpowered their rivals and came first in the 1/8 finals of the Olympic Games.
Four pair of athletes from Ukraine, serving in rowing, hited to the Olympics final. And four pair of girls athletes reached the final, hited to the Olympics final, taking first place in the semifinals.
Olympic Games for most athletes – it’s not just a way to become famous, to gain recognition during lifetime. Also it is a way to get a solid cash prize. Ukraine is on the top 10 of the prize at the Olympics-2016.
Earlier, the organizers said that the medals are made of precious metals, resulting from the processing of electrical appliances. It is planned to produce about 5,000 medals directly to athletes and 75,000 commemorative medals.
In total at the Olympics in Rio-de-Janeiro played a record number of sets of medals – 306 and is expected to involve a record number of countries – 207.
In recalculation on “cash” reward cost the organizers in such amounts: gold medal – $ 600 (it consists of 1% gold, 92.5% silver, 6.16% copper), silver – $ 325 (mostly silver), bronze – $ 3 (97% copper and 2.5% zinc and 0.5% tin).