Ukraine has selected athletes who will represent the country at the world championship in athletics
20 athletes will represent our country in Sopot. Competitions will be held on March 7-9 in Poland.
Participants of the world championship were selected during the championship of Ukraine in enclosed spaces. It was held in February in Sumy. As a result the following athletes were chosen: women’s team in racing: Natalia Pogrebnyak, Natalia Lupu, Olga Lyakhova, Svetlana Shchmidt and Anna Plotitsuna; in jumping: Irina Gerashchenko (long jumping), Anna Kornuta (high jumping) and Olga Saladukha (triple jumping); in shot putting: Olga Golodnaya and Galina Obleshchuk; in pentathlon: Anna Melnichenko and Alina Fedorova.
The men’s team in race running: Vitaliy Butrym, Dmitriy Bikulov, Evgeniy Gutsol and Danil Danilenko; in high jumping: Yuriy Krimarenko and Andrey Protsenko; in triple jumping: Viktor Kuznetsov; in heptathlon Alexey Kasyanov.