Orestes Kovalenko brought Ukraine first personal win of the Olympics.
Freestyler Orestes Kovalenko put a bronze point in the national team of Ukraine at the III winter Youth Olympic games concluded in Lausanne, Switzerland.
18-year-old Kovalenko entered the history of Ukrainian freestyle in the discipline of “big air”, closing the top three. In the final, the athlete performed three jumps that eventually won of 179.5 points.
Note that the big air competitions at which the athlete accelerates and jumping from high jumping, performing in-flight tricks. The length of the flight ranges from 5 to 30 meters.
Thus, the Ukrainians won four medals at the YOG in 2020. Also, our athletes won gold and silver in the mixed teams competition on hockey among young men of 3×3, and bronze awards in the international competition of teams in figure skating.
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