One more award for his country follows the yesterday’s triumph of Oleg Vernyayev.
Ukrainian athlete Bohdan Bondarenko took bronze in the high jumping event at the ongoing Summer Olympics in Rio. He reached the height of 2.23 m. The gold went to Derek Drouin from Canada (2.38 m), and Qatar’s Mutaz Barshim collected silver (2.36 m), 112.international reports.
That’s Ukraine’s seventh medal, which hence brought the country to the 22nd place in Rio’s medal count.
As reported earlier by 1492news.com, Rio 2016: Ukraine and Russia met in the finals of the women's team tournament in saber fencing.