The national team of Ukraine in rowing and Canoeing won its first medal at the 2018 world Cup in Portuguese Montemor-o-Velho.
Canoe Quartet, composed of Yuri Vandyke, Andrew Rybak, Oleg Borovik and shemetilo, Edward has had a great start in the race and took the lead in the first half of the race.
But in the second half of the competition the crew of the Russian team gained speed and managed to beat the Ukrainian athletes.
As a result, the Ukrainian canoeists became the silver medalists at the distance of 500 m – 1:36.726 min (+1.120 s).
For Shemetilo this medal became already the third award at the world Championships.
Last year in Račice he won the bronze medal, and in 2015 in Milan winning the silver medal in a canoe-the four on a distance of 1000 meters.