CHAMPIONSHIP of Ukraine-2021 in running at 10,000 meters
On April 24, Cherkasy hosted the Ukrainian Championship in 10,000 meters running. The competition was the main qualifying start for the European Cup.
In the competition among women, Valeria Zinenko celebrated a very confident victory. She covered the distance in 32: 19.54 minutes, leaving her closest rival 27 seconds behind. It was Evgenia Prokofieva with a time of 32: 46.95 min. Recall that Evgenia has an Olympic standard in marathon and, as the champion of Ukraine, has already guaranteed herself a place in the team at this distance. Olga Skripak closed the trio of prize-winners in the 10,000 meter race (33: 18.06 min).
Ivan Strebkov became the champion of Ukraine among men (28: 55.48 min). Roman Romanenko (28: 58.52 min) and Igor Poroz (29: 00.86 min) finished next.
Vadim Lonsky (30: 16.65 min) and Bogdana Semyonova (34: 32.70 min) won the youth competition, and Andriy Atamanyuk (31: 41.16 min) and Ekaterina Melesh (39: 56.71 min) became the champions of Ukraine in 10,000 meters category U20.
Ekaterina Melesh, 2nd year student of FBMI (group BM-92) Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, member of the track and field athletics team. This student finds time not only to study perfectly well. but also finds time for training. This is the case when strenuous training helps to be the first in everything. We wish her con.