Ukrainian students scoring started in the 29th summer Universiade in Taipei.
The first gold medal in a moneybox of Ukraine has placed 10-fold champion of the country’s swimming Michael Romanchuk. The swimmer was Smooth with 3:48,73 confidently won the race for 400 meters freestyle.
Men’s national team in gymnastics was second in the team tournament. Oleg Verniaiev, Igor Radivilov, Peter Pahnyuk, Vladislav Griko and Eugene Udencov joint efforts gained 257,9 points. Ahead of the Ukrainians only managed the national team of Japan (260,225). It is noteworthy that
Ukrainians won three of the six disciplines, but the failure on the bar cost them gold.
Bronze prize-winners of world student games were Ksenia Panteleeva (fencing swords) and Andrey Kolesnik (judo, over 100 kg).
Due to the successful launch of Ukraine has established a foothold in the top 10 of the medal standings of the world Universiade-2017. After the first medal of the day, played 18 of 275 sets of awards.
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