The last victories of the Ukrainian athletes in Rio 2016
In the last days of the Olympics-2016 to our Ukrainian athletes managed to win a few more medals.
Dmytro Yanchuk and Taras Mishchuk took the bronze medal in the canoe-deuce in the distance of 1000 m. The winners told, that they were motivated by the victory of Yuri Cheban: “Today was a strong headwind, we find it difficult to go against the wind. Our tactic was the usual – to add the second half. We are satisfied by the medal. This is all because of great job of Yuri Cheban. His victory inspired us, it would be desirable to repeat his achievements. Jura has become our main motivator. This is our first Olympics. We are here since 5 August and every time we thought about the competitions, there are a very large excitement. Yura so inspired us, that excitement vanished came out, and today in a fighting mood we did our job of course, we dreamed of a medal, each athlete was extremely difficult. All competitors were strengths. This medal is a top of our career, which has just begun. We are very happy with the incredible amount of emotion. “
Also, Ukrainian athlete Anna Rizatdinova won a bronze medal in rhythmic gymnastics. According to the results of all four stages of the final Ukrainian scored 73.583 points. In particular, 18,200 – for the exercise with a hoop, 18,450 – with the ball, 18.450 – 18.483 with clubs and ribbon.
And Paul Timoshenko won the silver medal in the pentathlon. He received 1472 points, having conceded only seven points to the winner – Russian athlete Alexander Lisunov. During the competition Ukrainian athlete has risen from eighth position to second. Honorable third place was taken by an athlete from Mexico. For Paul the current Olympic Games is the third in his career, and about the first Olympic medal could not believe even the athlete.