Yesterday, on the penultimate day of the World Championships in Athletics which was held in London, Ukraine received its first medal - it's owner is 19-year-old Yulia Levchenko. It was reported by the National Olympic Committee on Facebook.
She won silver in the high jump competition. During the final Ukrainian athlete three times improved her personal record - 1.97; 1.99; 2.01.
Gold medal in this competition was taken by Russian Maria Lasitskenė, who participated under the neutral flag with the result of 2,03.
We recall, in early August, it became known that Ukrainian athletes Olga Zemlyak and Olesya Povh were suspended from the World Cup because of suspicion of taking doping.