High jumpers Dmitriy Demyanyuk and Andriy Protsenko reached the final of Euro 2018 – news ZIK.UA

Стрибуни у висоту Дмитро Дем’янюк і Андрій Проценко вийшли у фінал Євро-2018 – новини ZIK.UA

In Berlin continues the European championship in 2018 in athletics. In competitions in high jump men qualification successfully overcame two graduates of the Lvov state University of physical culture, Lviv Dmytro Demianiuk and the representative of Kherson region Andriy Protsenko.

The recent silver medalist of the Ukrainian championship in Lutsk Dmytro Demianiuk had some problems at the height of 2.21 m but taking it on the third attempt, then the first – overcame the bar at a height of 2.25 m, reports ldufk.edu.ua.

Also 2.25 m obeyed and Andrew Procentov that one extra attempt spent 2.16 m, 2.21 m. This height, as it turned out, output directly to the final.

And here’s another one Ukrainian visotnik Victor Lincicome from Berdichev was not lucky – he finished 13th. 2.25 m he did not take, and 2.21 m – taken, but at the second attempt. If not for this extra jump would be in the final and he also.

Our goal was to reach the final, – says Dmitry Demyanyuk. It was done, now working on. Everything goes according to plan. There were certain failures, 2.21 couldn’t “catch” jump. But in the end everything turned out. The results will be summed up after the final.

– Not really enjoying yourself, – shared his impressions Andrey Protsenko. – For having jumped from the second attempt. But on the last jump and was going well got. So, you can and jump higher. The sector for me is awkward stood. I hope the final will be easier, and will log my run. Because now I was forced to jump with a short run, and now I don’t know what to do in finale of six steps to jump, or eight. We’ll see.

Failed a little, – says Victor lonskij. – If I took 2.21 with first passed the qualification. I did everything I could, did everything in his power. Ashamed coach.

Note that the final of the European championship in the high jump will be held on Saturday, August 11.

Regarding the medal standings, after four days of competitions the national team of Ukraine with one gold (Marjan Sokolnicki – walking 50 km), one silver (Alina Zvili – walking 50 km) and one bronze (Sergey Nikiforov – long jump) medals is in sixth place. Lead the poles, who have three gold and two silver awards.

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