27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

High jumpers Ukhov and Mudrov reach final

Russian athletes Ivan Ukhov and Sergey Mudrov qualified for the final round of the high jump competition at the Universiade in Kazan.

During the qualifying round, both athletes jumped over the horizontal bar placed at 2.20m height. On Sunday, they were also the preliminary rounds in other track and field disciplines where the representatives of the Russian national team participated.

Alena Tamkova and Ksenia Ustalova qualified for the semi-final in the womenʼs 400m track and field. In the equivalent discipline for men Vladimir Krasnov qualified for the next stage. Mikhail Idrisov and Alexander Brednev are semi-finalist in the men’s 100m. In the equivalent discipline for women Yuliya Kashina and Ekaterina Kuzina successfully passed the qualifying round.

Ekaterina Kupina and Elena Kotulskaya qualified for the semi-final in the womenʼs 800m track and field. Valentin Smirnov and Egor Nikolaev broke through into the 1,500m final. In the women’s long jump competition Elena Sokolova and Darya Klishina won their way to the final. Alexey Fedorov entered the final in the men’s triple jump.

«R-Sport», 16 July 2013