Kharkov archer became the champion of the world
The resident of Kharkov Viktor Ruban won golden and silver medals at the world championship in indoors archery, which was held in Nimes (France).
The national team of Ukraine in archery, the member of which was Kharkov archer Victor Ruban, won gold in men’s team combat, defeating the team of Japan in the finals. The athlete brought the Ukrainian national team silver medal in the personal tournament among men. Thus, the Kharkov athlete gained a victory over American Brad Ellison, but was defeated by Australian Ryan Tyack in the final with a minimum score 4:6.
The national team of Ukraine for the first time in the history of its independence took the first team place winning 7 medals: three gold medals, three silver medals and one bronze medal. Ukrainians won world gold in team competitions among men and women, as well as in the block archery among juniors.