The last day of the European athletics Championships started with the competition marathon runners who, in addition to winning the continental championship is also competed for the European Cup marathon.
As informs the official website of the athletics Federation of Ukraine, few Ukrainians can bring performance in Berlin in the asset.
The best result was shown by Igor Olefirenko from Kyiv, who finished 14th with a time of 2:16:35.
Alexander Sitkovskiy eventually became 24-m (2:18:52), Igor Russ – 32nd (2:19:39), Yuri Rusuk – 35th (2:19:49), Dmitry Lashin fell on the 27th kilometer.
Women fared not much better. Before the last 10 km the gap from the best Ukrainka Kotovskaya from the leaders was more than four minutes.
In the end, she behind he the champion, Belarusian Olga of Mazuranic almost 10 minutes – 2:35:56 – 19-e a place.
Daria Mikhailova – 25 (2:38.30), Vera Ovcharuk – 38th (2:46.45), Victoria Haply descended for 10 km to the finish.
In the team competition Ukrainian men’s marathon team was eighth, women’s seventh.