Record-breaking Performances and Medal Triumphs continues at Day-2 of Reims 2024

The second day of the 2024 Virtus World and European Indoor Athletics Championship in Reims, France commenced with an electrifying start, setting the stage for a day of remarkable performances.

Aysel Önder of Turkey left an indelible mark on the competition by breaking the Women’s II1 400m event record with an astonishing time of 57.454 seconds, captivating the crowd and securing her place in Virtus World history as a true champion.

In the Men’s II1 Shot Put, Maksym Koval of Ukraine astounded spectators with a monumental throw, achieving a remarkable distance of 17.40 meters and setting a new standard for the event.

Virtus WR breakers: Aysel Önder and Maksym Koval

Athletes from Bulgaria, France, Turkey, and Ukraine excelled, claiming multiple medals and showcasing their exceptional talent and determination on the global stage.

Aleksandar Asenov of Bulgaria demonstrated his dominance by clinching gold in both the Men’s Shot Put (7Kg) and Men’s Shot Put (4Kg) events.

Nicolas Virapin from France soared to victory in the Men’s Long Jump, adding a silver medal in the Men’s Shot Put (4Kg) event to his impressive haul.

Lucas Tandrayen, also representing France, showcased his skill with a silver in the Men’s Shot Put (4Kg) and a bronze in the same event, highlighting his versatility.

Turkey’s Reyhan Tasdelen impressed with a bronze in the Women’s Long Jump and another bronze in the Women’s 200m race, displaying her versatility as an athlete.

Ukraine’s Olha Zazuliak demonstrated her athleticism by competing in both the Women’s Long Jump and Women’s 200m events, showcasing her dedication to excellence.

Portugal maintained its lead in the medal tally with a total of 12 medals, including 5 gold, 5 silver, and 2 bronze. Ukraine followed closely with 10 medals, while Turkey secured 9 medals in total.

For full results, visit the Virtus website for comprehensive information on the championship.

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