Ukrainians Win Two Silver Medals in Canoe Sprint World Championship
Ukrainians Pavel Borsuk and Ivan Semykin competed in the sprint race for canoers under age 23
Photo from Ukrainian Canoe Federation
Ukrainians Pavel Borsuk and Ivan Semykin won silver medals in the Under-23 Canoe Sprint World Championship in Pitesti, Romania.
“Junior canoeist Pavel Borsuk lacked just 0.018 seconds to achieve first place. Ivan Semykin, a canoeist from Obukhov, was also close to becoming the world’s best — his lag behind the first place was 0.118 seconds,” the Ukrainian Canoe Federation press-service stated.
Canoeists Ivanna Dyachenkota and Tatyana Yednak took fourth place in their finals, and Valeria Sharova and Vasilisa Kalityuk became fifth.
Yesterday, Andriy Shkarneha and Serhiy Nahorny won the bronze medal in the 1000-meter canoe race.