The Russian athletics championship started in Moscow, in which about 700 athletes from all over the country, including the Voronezh region, participate. And already as a result of the results of the first day of competition, the Voronezh team won two bronze medals.
In the 60m hurdles, Alina Bozyukova closed the top three with a score of 8.28 seconds. And her compatriot – multiple champion of the country – started at a distance of 3000 meters. Svetlana Aplachkina won bronze in 8 minutes 56.49 seconds.
It is noteworthy that in the qualifying phase of the men’s long jump, the best result was achieved by Yury Ozhgibesov from Voronezh – 7 meters 77 cm.