27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Sharmina takes Universiade gold in 1500-m run and Korobkina takes silver

On July 12, the track and field competitions are held at the 27th World University Summer Games.

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Universiade. Day 7. Athletics © RIA Novosti/Ilia Pitalev

The Russian Ekaterina Sharmina won a gold medal in the 1500-meter run at the Universiade 2013, with her compatriot Elena Korobkina came in second at the competitions in Kazan. 

Sharmina ran 1500 meters in 4 minutes 5.49 seconds, with Korobkina lagging 2.64 seconds behind the winner. Albania's Luiza Gega received a bronze medal (+3.22 seconds). 

R-Sport, 12 July 2013