Ukrainian athletes at the world Championships in London managed to win only one medal.
The main character of the world championship was a 19-year-old Yulia Levchenko won silver in the high jump. Young from Kiev to London twice updated personal record and established themselves as the new faces of the Ukrainian athletics.
In addition to Levchenko, the world championship medal claimed only two athlete – Igor Glavan in race walking for 50 kilometers took fourth place and all-rounder Alex Kasyanov became the sixth.
Ukraine has been the worst world Cup in 2009 – eight years ago in Berlin the medal to the Treasury of the country remained intact.
The U.S. team for the 12th time won the medal standings of the world Cup. Americans with a huge margin to win, and in the alternative ranking that takes into account all places in the finals. On account of team USA 272 points. Ukraine in this rating has occupied 29-e a place.
Final medal standings of the world Cup:
The next world Cup in athletics will be held from 25 September to 6 October in Doha (Qatar).
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