Ukrainian athlete is awarded for humanity.
Ukrainian athlete Natalia Prischepa received the award of the European athletics Federation (EA) Fair Play Award for helping rival – Rene Aikens that on the European championship during the qualifying race in the 800 m fell a few steps from the finish line.
Prischepa, after completing the distance, returned to the Belgian, helped her to rise and cross the finish line.
On awarding athletes a special award was announced by the athletics Federation of Ukraine in Facebook.
“If you can help, help! Natalia Prishchepa received an award from EA for his actions against the rival in the European championship-2018”, – stated in the message.
Recall that at the continental championship in Berlin Prischepa took the gold, becoming the first athlete that was able to defend the title on a distance of 800 m.
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