27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Azerbaijani Hayle Ibrahimov wins in men's 500m run at Universiade

On July 12, competitions in track-and-field are taking place at the 27th World University Summer Games in Kazan.


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

The Azerbaijani Hayle Ibrahimov won a Universiade gold medal in the 500m run, setting a record of the World University Games. Hayle Ibrahimov won with a result of 13 minutes 35.89 seconds. The silver was won by the Kenyan Paul Chelimo (13.37.09), and the bronze by the German Richard Klaus Ringer (13.37.18). Evgeny Rybakov, who came in fifth (13.46.28), was the best Russian in the dash.  Andrei Dafronov finished seventh (14.01.74).


R-Sport, July 12