From Kiev, Yulia Levchenko (jumps) opened the scoring for the Ukrainian medals at the 16th world Championships in athletics.
The day before in qualifying Levchenko has confirmed its medal ambitions – 19-year-old Ukrainian woman, along with Maria Laecken and Kamila, Licwinko the first attempt fulfilled every one of his jumps, including a final height of 1.92 meters.
In the final Levchenko continued to stamp a good jumping – the first attempt of Julius conquered the bar at a height of 1.84, of 1.88, 1.92 and 1.95 g. Taking the height of 1.97 meters (repetition personal record), Julia has guaranteed itself a medal, because at that time in the sector remained only Laecken and Licwinko.
Be content with a minimal task Levchenko did not – Ukrainian first attempt took record height of 1.99 meters and has become a real contender for the gold! Licwinko Levchenko ahead due to the smaller number of attempts at previous heights, and Laecken, not the loser in this season a single start, with the first attempt took 1.99 and moved their jumping by 2.01.
Laecken the first attempt takes a 2.01, but Levchenko wins this height, re-update your personal record! Experienced she has taken of 2.03 – reply to this jump podstawka Levchenko has failed.
The final results:
1. Maria Laecken (neutral player) – 2.03 m
2. Yulia Levchenko (Ukraine) Is 2.01
3. Kamila, Licwinko (Poland) Is 1.99
4. Marie-Laurence Jungfleisch (Germany) – 1,95
5. Katarina Johnson-Thompson (Britain) – 1,95
Yulia Levchenko became the second Ukrainian medalist of the world Championships after Ingy Babkinoj that from 1995 to 2001 in sector for jumps has collected a full set of medals.