The 1st year student Vitaliya Fylypiv (speciality “Secondary education. Physical Culture”, Kolomyia Educational–Scientific Institute of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University) won the Ukrainian weightlifting championship among juniors, which was held in Chernihiv on the 23rd of March.
Our student-athlete won the gold medal in snatch lift with the result of 80 kg, the silver medal in clean and jerk with the result of 96 kg, and the gold medal for the overall result – 176 kg.
The athlete’s trainers are Mykola Chaban and Vitalii Korniyenko.
In total, 70 young women and 136 young men, the strongest young weightlifters from 22 oblasts, are involved in the championship of Ukraine.
The competition is a qualifying one to the World Championship, which will be held in Saudi Arabia, and to the European Championship among athletes up to 20 years, which will take place in September in Finland.