ODESA, JULY 11th, 2011, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — A canoeist from Odesa has won the silver at the EC2011 European Junior/U23 Champonship Zagreb 2011, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.
The agency has been informed about it today, 11 July, at the Odesa Regional State Administration Department for Sports and Phisical Training.
According to the Office, EC2011 European Junior/U23 Champonship 2011 was taking place in Zagreb (the capital of Croatia) from June 30 to July 3, 2011.
Vilkovo Sports School graduate from the Odesa region, a member of I Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in 2010 Vasily Zelnichenko took part in competitions in the national team of Ukraine. In kayak races, 1 thousand m distance, V. Zelnichenkov (4 people), he took 9th position.
At a distance of 200 meters on a kayak, two-man team, along with Roman Skorik got to fight a silver medal, losing just 0.12 seconds in favour of the athletes from Hungary. Athletes of Romania took the third place, the Russians were the fourth.