Ukrainian canoeist Yuriy Cheban sets new record

Source : 112 Ukraine

The athlete went distance of 200 meters in 39,279 seconds
16:53, 18 August 2016

Юрий Чебан на Олимпиаде в Пекине, где он завоевал бронзу

The two-time Olympic champion, the holder of gold medal at Summer Olympics in Rio set the new Olympic record; he became the first canoeist to cover the 200 m distance in 39,279 seconds.

Yuriy Cheban is also the only athlete in the Olympics history who has ever won a competition in this distance among single canoeists. 

Source: RBC

Related: Rio 2016: Cheban claims second gold for Ukraine

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