The World Aquatics Championship has started in Budapest. The national team of Ukraine opened the scoring for medals at the world championship

Marta Fedina is the silver medalist of the 2022 World Aquatics Championships

Marta Fedina is the silver medalist of the 2022 World Aquatics Championships / Photo: Reuters

Ukrainian synchronized swimmer Marta Fedina won the silver medal in artistic swimming. This is the first award of the Ukrainian team at the 2022 World Aquatics Championships in the capital of Hungary.

Our athlete reached the final, where the top 12 competed according to the results of the qualification. The Ukrainian completed the technical program with 91.9555 points and took second place. An experienced Japanese woman won the gold medal Yukiko Inui (92.8662).

Bronze went to the two-time winner of the European Championship 2020, Greek Gospels of Platanioti (89.511).

For Fedina, this is the first World Championship medal in solo. In general, this award was the second in the history of Ukrainian performances in the technical solo program.

Recall that 20-year-old Ukrainian Marta Fedina at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo won two bronze medals in a duet and in a team performance.

2022 World Aquatics Championship

Artistic swimming. Solo. Technical program

  • 1. Yukiko Inui (Japan) – 92.8662
  • 2. Marta Fedina (Ukraine) – 91.9555
  • 3. Platanioti Gospel (Greece) – 89.5110

We previously reported that Ukraine in the diving competition at the 2022 World Cup in Budapest will be represented by nine athletes.

The stars of our team are Alexey Sereda and Sofia Lyskun

The stars of our team are Alexey Sereda and Sofia Lyskun / Photo: REUTERS, Collage: Today

In total, 74 sets of medals in 5 types are planned to be played in the Hungarian capital: diving, synchronized swimming, water polo, swimming and open water swimming. Athletes from Russia were suspended from the competition.