Winter championship of Ukraine on swimming: athletes from Odesa region won 20 medals

20 March 2019, 17:00
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Twenty medals were won by athletes from the Odessa region at the Winter Championship of Ukraine among young people and juniors in swimming. Competitions were held in the Dnieper, 522 athletes from 22 oblasts of Ukraine took part in the swim.

"For four days of the competition, swimmers from the Odessa region won 6 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals. Competitions were held at distances of 50, 100, 200, 400 and 1500 meters in different styles, among which: breaststroke, on the back, butterfly, free and complex swimming. The championship is a qualifying part for participation in international competitions "Multinational". The results will be taken into account when forming a full-time swimming team, "said Valentin Kolchak, Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sport of the Odessa Regional State Administration.

Recall that in early March athletes from the Odessa region won 19 medals at the 7th All-Ukrainian tournament on the Greco-Roman wrestling in Odessa.