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2 Sep 2019

Belarus wins three medals at ISTAF Berlin 2019

Belarus wins three medals at ISTAF Berlin 2019
Maksim Nedasekau and Dzmitry Nabokau. Photo courtesy of the Belarusian Athletics Federation

MINSK, 2 September (BelTA) – Belarusian athletes won three medals at the ISTAF Berlin 2019 on 1 September, BelTA has learned.

The competitions were held at Olympiastadion. Maksim Nedasekau of Belarus placed second (2.28m) in the high jump. His teammate Dzmitry Nabokau demonstrated the same result to collect bronze. Gold went to Mateusz Przybylko of Germany (2.30m).

Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova placed third in the long jump (6.63m). Malaika Mihambo of Germany won the event with her best 6.99m effort. Yelena Sokolova, competing under a neutral flag, took silver with 6.65m.

Belarusian athletes will be back in action at The Match Europe v USA that is due to take place at Dinamo Stadium on 9-10 September. It is expected to feature some 350 athletes. The competitions will include hammer throw, javelin throw, discus throw, 100 meters, 100m hurdles, 110m hurdles, 200 meters, 400 meters, 400m hurdles, 800 meters, 1,500 meters, 3,000 meters, 3,000 meters steeplechase, 4x100 meters relay, mixed relay (200-200-400-800 meters), shot put, triple jump, high jump, long jump, pole vault.

The rights to broadcast the event have already been acquired by Belarus 5, Czech TV (the Czech Republic), DR (Denmark), YLE (Finland), France TV (France), BBC (the UK), MTV (Hungary), LT (Lithuania), TVP (Poland), RTS (Serbia), SR (Sweden), NBC (the United States).

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