The beginning of the competition day of the European championship in athletics was postponed because of the possibility of explosion.
August 11 in Berlin women’s competitions in walking on 20 km was supposed to start at 10:05, but was delayed due to reports of a gas leak at a distance.
On a place of incident arrived firemen and the gas company, but the launch had to be postponed. In the end the problem was resolved and the organizers reported that athletes start at 11:55, Kyiv time.
Recall that the national team of Ukraine won six medals at the European championship-2018 in athletics. Marjan Sokolnicki and Alina Moldy won gold and silver respectively in race walking for 50 km, and Sergey Nikiforov won bronze in the long jump, Anna Ryzhkova won silver in the women’s 400-meter hurdles and Natalia Prischepa together with Olga Lacovou won gold and bronze respectively in the women’s 800 meters.
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