In the city of Caxias do Sul (Brazil), the XXIV Summer Deaflympic Games continue.
According to the official website Deaflympiad, the national team of Ukraine on the penultimate, 13th day of competition won 9 awards – 6 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze, Ukrinform reports.
“Gold”: athletics – Vladimir Danilchenko (triple jump), Anastasia Sidorenko (800 meters), women’s 4×400 meters relay (Victoria Kochmarik, Yulia Shapoval, Solomiya Kuprich, Kristina Kinyaikina); freestyle wrestling – Anatoly Chervonenko (86 kg); orienteering – Alexander Sankin, Ruslan Nikolaenko, Nazar Levitsky (men’s relay), Anna Androsovich, Yana Melnik, Anna Fedoseeva (women’s relay).
“Silver”: Ruslana Muravskaya (high jump); freestyle wrestling – Nikita Latyuk (97 kg).
“Bronze”: freestyle wrestling – Sergey Dragan (125 kg).
In the medal standings of the Deaflympiad, Ukraine is the absolute leader with 135 awards – 62 gold, 39 silver, 37 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.