In the city of Caxias do Sul (Brazil), the XXIV Summer Deaflympic Games continue.
According to press office NKSIU, the national team of Ukraine on the ninth day of competition won 14 awards – 5 gold, 7 silver and 2 bronze, Ukrinform reports.
“Gold”: shooting – Violeta Lykova (small-caliber rifle, 50 meters, prone), orienteering – Anna Fedoseeva (women), Dmitry Levin (men), athletics – Rimma Filimoshkina (throwing 1500 meters).
“Silver”: bullet shooting – Dmitry Petrenko (small-caliber rifle, 50 meters, prone), Sergey Fomin (high-speed shooting from a small-caliber pistol, 25 meters), orienteering – Yana Melnik (women), Alexander Sankin (men), Yulia Kisileva ( hammer throw), Yulia Matvievskaya (long jump), Yulia Shapoval (100m hurdles).
“Bronze”: orienteering – Anna Androsovich (women), Ruslan Nikolaenko (men).
In the medal standings of the Deaflympiad, Ukraine is the absolute leader with 103 awards – 47 gold, 29 silver, 27 bronze.
The XXIV Summer Deaflympics will last until May 15.
Deaflympiad – sports competitions among people with hearing impairment. At the last Games in 2017, Ukraine took second place in the team medal standings, winning 99 awards, of which 21 were gold.