Final jump has become the best

Belarusian Anna Streltsova won a gold medal at the World Youth Water Ski Championships
The IWWF World U21 Water Ski Championships were held in the Spanish city of Sesena. The athlete from Novopolotsk despite suffering a serious trauma only two years ago, managed to gain the best result in ski jumping. In the final of the competition Anna Streltsova jumped 51.2 metres outstripping the main competitor from Canada, Taryn Grant whose total was 51.1 metres. Third place in the World Championship event went to another representative of Belarus, Alexandra Danishevskaya with 48.4 metres.

A. Streltsova and A. Danishevskaya on the medals pedestal

In the all-round events (slalom, figure skating and ski jumping) Anna Streltsova came second whilst Alexandra Danishevskaya again received bronze. Germany’s Janine Bornemann took the gold.

First place in the all-round standings at the World Youth Championships went to athletes from the USA, thanks to the successful performance of the women’s team; second place was awarded to the national team of Belarus. The third step on the podium went to the French water skiers.

By Yegor Glebov
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