27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Kocherzhova: Result at Universiade could be better

Russian athlete Anastasiia Kocherzhova said to journalists that the result in 200 m race could be better than 7th final place as during the season she managed to show higher results in this distance.

Canadian athlete Kimberly Hyasinthe took gold medal in 200 m race with the result 22,78 seconds. Hanna-Maari Latvala (Finland) became the second (+0,20 seconds). Romanian Andreea Luiza Ograzeanu (+0,32) won the bronze. All three athletes set personal records in the final. Nadezhda Kotlyarova and Anastasiia Kocherzhova took 6th and 7th places accordingly.

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'I consider any result worthy. Of course, I would want to perform better as I showed better results this season. But, at least, this is my first international start that’s why I am satisfied with the performance. Everything is intense, sometimes you feel tiredness, sometimes there is something else, but we are content with our results,” – Kocherzhova said to  R-Sport journalist after finish.

The Summer Universiade in Kazan will be held till July 17.

R-Sport, July 10