Divers from a technical meter springboard today, on August 13 surprised all. Nikolayevets Ilya Kvasha together with the Kharkov citizen Alexey Prigorov managed to win a bronze medal of the Olympic Games.
Anybody therefore the first place was defined in advance didn't manage to outstrip the Chinese jumpers. Fight was between the second and third place. After the third jump the Ukrainian couple took the seventh position, having jumped the fourth, held the fourth place of standings, and only Germany prevented Ukrainians to occupy a pedestal. The fifth jump of nikolayevets and his partner brought to children hope as judges estimated their jump as leaders. The last jump solved everything … Russians, Germans and Canadians became the main rival of children. But, having come to a three-meter springboard, Ukrainians surely showed a good jump and in a minute they are bronze prize-winners. It is the second award of the Ukrainian national team, it is twice pleasant that the second medal was brought by nikolayevets Ilya Kvasha.