Rus News Journal

Russia has won the World championship


the championship on swimming in open water Has come to the end. Russian national team has acted successfully and has won the first command place on medals. Our swimmers have won one gold, two silver and three bronze medals.
gold to our command was brought by Larissa Ilichenko who has won a heat on 5 kilometres. It is interesting that to it in the World championship 16 years were executed. So, it is possible to tell, the Russian has given itself very quite good gift. At so early age it was possible to very few people to win the World championship in such distance.
by the way, pjatikilometrovka it has appeared successful also for Xenia Popovoj who has taken the second place.
at women one more medal in a national team coin box was brought by Natalia Pankina who has won bronze in a marathon - a heat on 25 kilometres.
at men on the same distance silver has got to Russian Yury Kudinov who has floated this distance for 5 hours of 7 minutes and 5,2 seconds. On the third place in this heat there was also our sportsman - Evgenie Koshkarov. Its result - 5 hours of 7 minutes and 5,2 seconds. Australian Brendap Kepell who has overcome 25 kilometres for 5 hours of 5 minutes and 39,6 seconds has appeared the first in this discipline, predictably.
One more award was brought in a coin box of a national team by Daniel Serebrennikov who has taken the third place on 10 kilometres.

we will remind that in the World championship took part more than 90 sportsmen from 27 countries of the world.