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Ukrainians in Pyeongchang: the ninth day

Украинцы в Пхенчхане: день девятый announces the ninth day of the 23rd Olympic winter games in Pyeongchang.

Given the disastrous form of Ukrainian biathletes ski acrobat Alexander Abramenko becomes the last hope of Ukraine for a medal in Pyeongchang.

Today Abramenko not without problems passed the qualification. The first attempt of the Ukrainian failed to enter the top 6 and ahead of time to stake a claim for a place in the final. From the sixth position, Alexander left behind by just 1.33 points. Second chance Abramenko missed – Ukrainian re-qualification performed a jump with a higher degree of difficulty, due to which took place in the final.

The first final in the men’s ski acrobatics starts tomorrow at 13:00 Kyiv time. To save medal chances Abramenko need to take at least ninth place.

Skier Ivan Kovbasiuk in the giant slalom will get one last chance to prove himself at the Olympics. Ukrainian important to finish what he failed in the slalom.

Schedule of medal disciplines of the ninth day of the Olympics-2018:

Skiing. Men giant slalom: Ivan Kowbasiuk (the competitions start at 3:15)

Freestyle. Men ski slopestyle: (begins at 6:15)

Cross-country skiing. Men relay 4 x 10 km (the competitions will start at 8:15)

Speed skating. Women, 500 m (competition starts at 13:00)

Biathlon. Men, mass start, 15 km (the competitions will start at 13:15)

Freestyle men tumbling: Alexander Abramenko (start of competitions 13:00)

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