Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Ukranian Recognized as World's Best Triathlete
In the 2009 season as a result of competition among athletes aged under 23 Ukrainian triathlete Yulia Sapunova is recognized the best in the world. She is at the top of the ranking of the International Triathlon Union (ІTU), the press service of the Ministry for Family, Youth and Sports reports.
The top five also included Daniela Reef (Switzerland) - 2 place, Rebecca Robich (Germany) - 3 place, Vicky Holland (United Kingdom) - 4 th place and Paulina Kotfica (Poland) - 5 place.
Yulia Sapunova took the first place at the European Youth Championship (on June 20, Italy), 5th place at the World Championship (on September 12, Australia), Korrespondent reports.
The results of the participation of Yulia Sapunova at the stages of the World Cups: on March 29 in Australia she won the 4th place in the competitions among young people and 17th place in the competition among adults; on August 9 in Hungary she took 1 place in the competition among young people and 5th place in the competition among adults; on November 8 in Mexico she took 2nd place in the competitions among the youth and 5th place in the competition among adults.