As another day of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio is behind, weightlifter Olexandr Peleshenko came fifth in his event in the weight category up to 85 kg. The athlete set the new national record and his new personal best (385 kg; 175 in snatch + 210 in clean and jerk). The gold went to Iranian Kianoush Rostami (396 kg).
Ukrainians Olesya Povkh and Natalya Pohrebnyak made it to the semifinals in the athletics 100 m race event. In the qualification round, Pohrebnyak finished 16th(11:30), Povkh came 24th (11:39).
Divers Olena Fedorova and Anastasiya Nedobiga qualified for the semi-finals in their event; they are to perform today, August 13.