13-year-old Ukrainian athlete Oleksiy Sereda became the youngest European aquatics diving champion. He won the 10-meter platform event in the European Diving Championships on August 10 in Kyiv, as Radio Liberty reported.
“He won by a nearly 14-point margin ahead of Frenchman Benjamin Auffret and Russian Ruslan Ternovoi. Sereda also won a silver medal with Oleh Serbin on August 8 in the 10-meter synchronized diving competition behind Russians Aleksandr Belevtsev and Nikita Shleikher,” the message reads.
Ukraine hosted the European Diving Championships on August 5-11.
“Russia led the overall medal count with 12, followed by Germany with eight, and Ukraine with seven. Russia took gold six times, the most of any country,” the news agency reported.