Ukrainian athlete Michael Cohan became the champion in the five-kilogram hammer throwing among athletes under the age of 20 years
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This major achievement of 17-year-old Ukrainian scored in the European championship U-18, which is held in the Hungarian györ.
Cohan broke the previous world record with the first attempt during the qualification: the young athlete threw the projectile at 82,42 meters. However, the athlete did not stop there and already in the sixth attempt to beat its own record, having thrown a hammer on 87,82 meters.
The previous world record in throwing a five-kilogram hammer in the category of U-20 belonged to the Hungarian athlete Bence Halasz, who managed to throw a projectile at 80,93 meters.
These impressive results allowed the Kokhan to win first place in the championship.
“Gold” Kohana was the second for the Ukrainians in the championship in Gyor. On the eve of the first place among girls was taken by the Ukrainian Valeria Ivanenko, having thrown a hammer on 73,25 meters.
Sam Cohan has previously been world champion in the hammer throw in the age category of U-18. In addition, he won first place in the youth Olympic festival.
Politeka previously reported that the Ukrainian swimmer Andrey Govorov has set a new world record in the 50m butterfly. In the final competition in Rome Andrew showed a time of 22.27 seconds and 0.16 seconds improved the previous world record, which since 2009, the year belonged to Spaniard Rafael muñoz.
“This is the story! I left it in its trail. I am really happy to show you something special”, — said the swimmer.
The athlete admitted that he is not trained butterfly, and doing freestyle.
“Frankly, in recent years I have trained freestyle. But here I missed the 50-meter freestyle because it was overloaded. It was decided to swim the butterfly stroke in this competitive period. I’m not trained butterfly, as such,” — said Dialects.
Before it was reported that the national team of Ukraine became one of the best in the championship of Europe on judo among the veterans, which ended on June 17 in Glasgow, Scotland. This was announced by the judo Federation of Ukraine. Ukrainian athletes won 14 medals — five gold, four silver and five bronze.
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