27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Russian Menkov captures Universiade silver in men's long jump

On July 12 the athletics competitions continue at the 27th World Summer University Games in Kazan.


The Russian Aleksandr Menkov became the silver medalist of the Kazan Universiade in the long jump.  On Friday in the competition final he jumped 8.42 meters, setting his personal record. Gold went to the Mexican Luis Alberto Rivera (8.46 m.). The third place was taken by the Portuguese Marcos Chuva (8.15 m.). The Russian Sergey Polyansky stopped a step short of the pedestal – he placed fourth with 8.14 meters.

R-Sport, July 12