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Ukraine's victory: Yaroslava Maguchih became the European high jump champion for the second time

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun10,2024

Victory of Ukraine: Yaroslava Maguchykh became European champion in high jump for the second time

Yaroslava Maguchih

Yaroslava Maguchih became the European champion in high jump. In the final, the 22-year-old Ukrainian defended the title she won for the first time in 2022.

On Sunday, June 9, Ukrainian high jumper Yaroslav Maguchykh won the European Championship in Rome. This is reported by Suspilne Sport.

Two Ukrainian women made it to the women's high jump final: Yaroslava Maguchih and Iryna Herashchenko. On the other hand, at the qualification stage, two more Ukrainian women stopped their performances – Yuliya Levchenko and Yuliya Chumachenko.

Ukrainian Yaroslava Maguchykh in the high jump competitionconquered a height of 2.01 meters, surpassing in the fight for the gold medal the Serbian Angelina Topich – 1.97 meters. Dnipro won the continental championship for the second time in a row.

High jump. Women, final

  1. Yaroslava Maguchih (Ukraine) – 2.01 m
  2. Angelina Topich (Serbia) – 1.97 m
  3. Iryna Gerashchenko ( Ukraine) – 1.95 m

22-year-old Yaroslava Maguchih became the third high jumper in history to win more than two awards at the European Championships.

After her performance in the qualification, the Ukrainian jumper reported in an exclusive comment for Suspilne Sport that she had injured her leg, which she received at the Diamond League stage in Stockholm.

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Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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