Ukrainian track and field athlete with a record won the European Championship
Ukraine's Mykhailo Kohan has become the European Youth Champion, which is held in Espoo, Finland. The 22-year-old native of Dnipro won the sector in the hammer throw with a score of 80.78 meters.
On July 13, Kohan won the qualification with a result of 76.16, and on July 15 he set a personal best result of the season, which allowed him to win the "gold" of Euro-2023.
For Kohan, this was his second victory at the U-23 continental championships. Our compatriot won his debut title in 2021 in Tallinn, Estonia.
Euro U23. Hammer throw (men) - Final
- Mykhailo Kohan (Ukraine) - 77.21 meters
- Merlin Hummel (Germany) - 75.61
- Zuren Klose (Germany) - 73.70
As reported OBOZREVATEL, a few years ago Kohan made a furor at the 2019 World Cup. Mikhail showed the third best result in history among athletes under 20 years old, and also improved his personal record by 71 cm.