Sport Life Group

The great swimming and aquathlon contest took place in Kyiv

June 18, 2018

On June 16 the great contests Race Nation Aquathlon and Nation Swim were held in Kyiv with the support of network of fitness clubs Sport Life. 

This year more than 400 sportsmen covered different distances on the open water and participated in the mixed aquathlon contest at Rusanivska naberezhna. 

The organizers of Race Nation prepared for the swimming contest 500 m, 1 000 m and 2 000 m distances, designed both for strong professionals and just swimming fans who decided to outface the waters for the first time. 

According to the results of Nation Swim Yehor Rubanskiy won the first place in 1 km swim among the men. Bohdan Kuzmenchuk won the second place, Denys Zavhorodniy — the third place. Yuliya Chumak was the first among the women who covered this distance. Oleksandra Kuzmenko and Maryna Semak are also at the top three. 

Viacheslav Semhaikin became the first place winner among the men in more complicated 2 km swim. Kotvitskyi Roman finished second on the open water. The sportsman Kobyzhcha Mykhailo became the third one. Anna Pasichnyk was the quickest and strongest in the woman’s group. Anastasiya Pankova won silver and Evheniya Masiuk — bronze. 

The athletes tested themselves in two disciplines during Race Nation Aquathlon, covering swimming and running distances in turn. 

Vitaliy Koval became the first place winner among the men at Standard-500 distance including 500 m of swimming and 3 km of running. And Iryna Sachenko got the first place at this distance among the women. 

The second distance Standard-1000 included 1000 m of swimming and 10 km of running and was designed for stronger participants. Oleksandr Khadiko and Anastasiya Romanets finished first in their categories at this distance. 

The sporting event of Race Nation gave an opportunity to the participants to try their strength and gave unforgettable impressions. All winners were awarded with the commemorative medals and prizes from the event organizers. The next swims will be held on August 19 in Odesa and on September 2 in Ternopil.