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16 Jun 2015

Belarus clinches K4 1000m bronze in Baku

Belarusian crew of Pavel Medvedev, Roman Petrushenko, Oleg Yurenya and Vitaly BelkoMINGECEVIR, 16 June (BelTA) – The Belarusian crew of Pavel Medvedev, Roman Petrushenko, Oleg Yurenya and Vitaly Belko claimed bronze in the K4 1000m event at the 1st European Games on 16 June, BelTA has learned.

The Belarusians fought hard to reduce the gap to outpace the Czech quartet on the way to their bronze medal (3:8.827 minutes). The event was won by Hungary in 3:7.063, with Russia claiming silver (3:8.034).

Olga Khudeiko of Belarus finished 4th in the women’s K1 500m clocking 2:5.507. Hungary’s Danuta Kozak won gold in 2:3.569, ahead of Austria's Yvonne Schuring (silver; 2:4.708) and Ewelina Wojnarowska of Poland (bronze; 2:5.389).

Belarusian crew of Pavel Medvedev, Roman Petrushenko, Oleg Yurenya and Vitaly BelkoIn the women’s K2 500m the Belarusian crew of Marina Litvinchuk and Margarita Makhneva were 5th showing the time of 1:51.872. Serbia's Milica Starovic and Dalma Ruzicic Benedek won the event in 1:49.904. The Romanian pair of Roxana Borha and Elena Meroniac took silver (1:50.925). Anna Karasz and Ninetta Vad of Hungary secured bronze in 1:51.174.Belarus clinches K4 1000m bronze in Baku

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