Athletes from Odesa oblast won gold at the Winter Athletics Championship in Ukraine

18 February 2019, 11:30
Athletes from Odesa oblast won gold at the Winter Athletics Championship in Ukraine

Athletes from Odessa oblast won two gold medals at the Ukrainian Winter Athletics Championships among juniors. Competitions took place from February 15 to February 17 in the city of Mukachevo. This was reported by Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports Valentin Kolchak.

"Competitions took place in different age categories - from boys to adults. Athletes from the Odesa region won the first places in the athletics throwing among the juniors. So, Mark Kuznetsov won the throwing of the disc, and Valentin Novikov - in throwing a spear. The young men performed very well, they showed a good result already at the first attempt ", - Valentyn Kolchak emphasized.

It should be noted that the championship took place in three disciplines: throwing a disk, a hammer and a spear.

Recall, athletes from Odesa oblast won four medals at the Ukrainian Athletics Championships among boys and girls in 2002 and younger. Competitions were held in early February in the city of Sumy.