Video of day: Ukrainian athlete wins European Youth Championship setting record

Source : 112 Ukraine

Impressive video of Monday, July 9
20:28, 9 July 2018

Ukrainian athlete Yaroslava Mahuchikh, a 16-year-old Ukrainian athlete became the winner of the Junior European Championship. She cleared a championship record of 1.94m in the high jump final.

Mahuchikh also came within one centimetre of the long-standing world age-16 best held by Marina Kuptsova.

"Yaroslava Mahuchikh rose over a PB and WJL of 1.94 at the third as she dominated the Girls HJ while María Vicente demonstrated her all-round talent as she bounded out to a last-ditch PB of 13.95 (1.1), second after an earlier 13.84 (1.6), to snatch a dramatic win in the TJ," as it was reported on Twitter page of the athlete.

Next up for Mahuchikh: the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires.

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As it was reported earlier, Tanya Malyarchuk, the Ukrainian writer, became the laureate of a prestigious award, the Ingeborg Bachman Prize, which is awarded in Klagenfurt, Austria.

According to Oleksandr Shcherba, the Ukrainian ambassador in Austria, it is one of the major prizes among the German-writing authors.

Earlier, the Ukrainian shared the post on her Facebook, saying she and another 13 writers would participate on the respective contest. 'It's the first time I'm going to read my work initially written in German, not the one translated from Ukrainian. These readings take place in Klagenfurt since 1977. 300,000 people watch it live', Malyarchuk wrote on July 3.

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