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Author`s name Timothy Bancroft-Hinchey

Day 5: Two more medals for Russia

Table-topping Russia added a further two medals to the haul of eight Golds, 5 Silvers and 6 Bronze medals from the previous days at the European Athletics Championships in Barcelona.

Day 5 - Saturday July 31 – the haul today was modest compared with the previous four days which saw Russia’s heroes shoot into first place in the medals table, with eight Golds, five Silver and six Bronze medals: Saturday saw another Silver and bronze medal, taking the total tally to 8 Golds, 6 Silvers and 7 Bronze medals.

Nailya Yulamanova won a Silver medal in Saturday’s Women’s Marathon, with a time of 2:32:15, behind Lithuania’s Zivile Balciunaite (2:31:14) and ahead of Italy’s Anna Incerti (2:32:48).

In the Women’s 200 metres, another medal, this time a bronze, for Aleksandra Fedoriva (22.44) behind France’s Myriam Soumaré and Ukraine’s Yelizaveta Bryzhina.

Gold medals (8)

Stanislav Emelyanov - Men's 20 km Walk

Olga Kaniskina - Women's 20 km Walk

Aleksandr Shustov – Men’s High Jump

Svetlana Feofanova – Women’s Pole Vault

Tatyana Firova - Women’s 400 metres

Yuliya Zarudneva - Women’s 3,000 metre Steeplechase

Natalya Antyukh - Women’s 400m. Hurdles

Mariya Savinova - Women’s 800 metres

Silver Medals (6)

Anisya Kirdyapkina - Women's 20 km Walk

Inga Abitova - Women’s 10,000 metres

Ivan Ukhov - Men’s High Jump

Kseniya Ustalova - Women’s 400 metres

Tatyana Lysenko - Women’s Hammer Throw

Nailya Yulamanova - Women’s Marathon

Bronze Medals (7)

Anna Avdeeva - Women’s shot-put

Vera Sokolova - Women's 20 km Walk

Olga Kucherenko - Women’s Long Jump

Sergey Bakulin - Men’s 50 km Walk

Antonina Krivoshapka - Women’s 400 metres

Lyubov Kharlamanova - Women’s 3,000 metre Steeplechase

Aleksandra Fedoriva - Women’s 200 metres

Timothy BANCROFT-HINCHEY

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