Alex Prohorov took second place in the competition for cliff diving

Prize-winners of competitions. Photo Facebook

Bronze medalist of the Olympic games Alexey Prigorov went to the occupied Crimea to participate in competitions. 31-year-old visited Simeiz in the Crimea Cliff Diving competitions, the World Cup cliff diving (extreme diving). Athletes jump from a diving Board situated at a height of 27 meters.

In the end, prygorov won the tournament in second place, having conceded a victory to the Briton Gary hunt. Third went to American Kyle Mitrion.

Alex Prohorov along with Illya Kvasha in the 2008 Games in Beijing, won bronze in synchronized diving from a three-meter springboard. In the same discipline at the Olympics in 2012, they became the fourth.

Crimea was illegally annexed by Russia in March 2014 after the “referendum” is not recognized neither Ukraine nor the world community. Including the “Crimean referendum” does not recognize and the United Nations.