Iryna Herashchenko won and established record in Ostrava

Ostrava hosts international athletic competitions at the Czech Indoor Gala. Ukrainians participated in four disciplines.

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Women’s high jump was one of the most awaited competitions. Three Ukrainian women came to the sector – Iryna Gerashchenko, Kateryna Tabashnyk and Yaroslava Maguchikh. Among their main rivals were Levern Spencer from Saint Lucia and Michaela Hruba from Czech Republic.

Gerashchenko and Grub performed the highest jumps. Both overcame the mark at the height of the new record of the competition – 1.93 m. However, Ukrainian female athlete won due to the endeavors’ results. Kateryna Tabashnyk has closed the first three (1.91 m). Spencer (1.88 m) and Maguchikh (1.80 m) occupied fourth and fifth places respectively.