Ukrainian Kovtun did not notice the competitors and won the European championship gold in gymnastics

Українець Ковтун не помітив конкурентів і завоював золото чемпіонату Європи зі спортивної гімнастики

In the team championship, the Ukrainians took the fifth place

Ukrainian gymnast Ilya Kovtun won gold of the European championship in gymnastics among juniors.

In the exercises on the parallel bars, the Ukrainian received a score of 14.000 points (5.000 complexity, 9.000 execution) and became European champion in his age category.

Kovtun entered the national team of Ukraine right before a competition in Glasgow since a long time recovering from a knee injury.

Also in the individual finals at the Junior European championship were Vladislav Grinevich (fifth place on the uneven bars 13.433) and Roman Vashchenko (fourth place on the rings 13.633).

In the team championship, the Ukrainians took fifth place.

Note that the parallel in Glasgow is the adult European championship, where 12 Aug to personal the finals will perform Igor Radivilov (vault) and Peter Pahnyuk (rings and bars).

We will remind, the women’s national team for the first time in eight years reached the final of the European Championships, but took fifth place.

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