Weightlifting championship of Ukraine among the juniors under-20 took place in Kolomyia. Athletes of Zaporizhzhia won a full set of medals, among which were representatives of ZNU.
In the weight category +109 kg, Oleh Hanzenko (a student of the College of Economics and Law) with a sum of 375 kg (170 + 205) became the champion of Ukraine. The second place in this category was taken by another Zaporizhzhia athlete - Ivan Kyrychenko (College of Classical Private University, coach - Yukhym Mahalias), the sum is 325 kg (140 + 185). The bronze medal was won by Oleksandr Serheiev (2nd year student of the Faculty of Physical Education of Zaporizhzhia National University), who in the weight category up to 109 kg in total raised 295 kg (138 + 157). This success allowed the team of Zaporizhzhia to take the third place in the championship of Ukraine!
The athletes are coached by Oleksandr Slobodianiuk and Anatolii Orlov, professors of the Faculty of Physical Education of ZNU, the honored coaches of Ukraine.