Ukrainian runner Natalia Prischepa defended the title of European champion, and, according to athletes, it’s worth it.
After his victorious race in Berlin, the Ukrainian shared his impressions from the final running on 800 m, at which the medal was won and Olga Lyakhova why Natalia was no less pleased.
I am very glad that my orange number of European champion for another two years remains with me. It’s one thing when you come to compete, something to fight for. It is another when you go to start with the title. I was lucky that I even before the start managed to calm down and soberly assess the situation in the race, think about what is happening on the course. I was very happy that the podium will be two Ukrainian women. It’s cool, – said Prishchepa.
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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