Athlete from South Ossetia went to Sweden to participate in the European Championship

Thu, 28/02/2013 - 21:41

Shot putter from Tskhinval Valeriy Kokoev with the national team of the Russian Federation went to the European Athletics Championship.

As IA "Res" was reported by a coach of the athlete Igor Tsakhilov, "the championship will start on March 1 in the Swedish city of Geterborg." The right to participate in the tournament our athlete received following the results of his performance in the Russian championship held in the middle of February in Moscow, where he won the silver medal, putting the shot at 19 meters 97 centimeters, "- said Tsakhilov.
It should be noted that in 2009 Kokoev became the European champion among youths. He put the shot at 20 meters 20 centimeters. And in 2011 the athlete, with a result of 20 meters 42 centimeters, finished third in the championship of Russia among adults. Kokoev is a member of the Russian athletics national team.

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