27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian javelin thrower, Tarabin, wins gold at Universiade

On the 10th July, at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan, the field athletic competitions are being held.

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Universiade. Day 5. Athletics © RIA Novosti/Ilia Pitalev

Dimitar Tarabin, Russian, won the gold medal at the Kazan Universiade in the men's javelin. Tarabin won gold with his first throw, reaching a distance of 83.11 metres. Silver was won by the South African, John Robert Oosthuizen (81.63), bronze went to the Turkish competitor, Fatih Avan, (81.24). Another Russian thrower, Valerii Iordan, was placed 11th (73.49) according to R-Sport. 

R-Sport, July 10