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Odesa athlete finishes fourth at a canoeing championship in Hungary
11:13 / 22.08.2011

ODESA, AUGUST 22nd, 2011, CONTEXT-PRICHERNOMORIE — Odesa athlete, Bronze winner at XXIX Summer Olympics in Beijing Yury Cheban has finished fourth at a canoeing championship in Hungary, Context-Prichernomorie correspondent reports.

The sportsman told the agency about it today, 22 August, in a telephone conversation.

The athlete came fourth in a solitary canoe, 200 meters, and was left without a medal, but with the Olympic license. First place wins Valentin Demyanenko’s (Azerbaijan), Ivan Shtyl (Russia) won the silver, and Alfonso Benavides — the bronze.

He, in general, the Ukrainian team won one gold medal and three bronze medals and three Olympic license.