Olena Starikova won a silver award in the sprint track cycling at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo
Kharkiv resident Olena Starikova brought Ukraine the sixth silver medal on the last day of the Olympics, 25-year-old athlete in the finals of the sprint track cycling lost to Kelsey Mitchell from Canada. The score in the races against the Canadian – 0: 2 . In the first race, Olena lost behind 0.061 seconds, in the second – 0.064 seconds. Mitchell is a world record holder. In 2019, she sprinted in 10,154 seconds.
Starikova finished 4th at the Olympics in Tokyo in Keirin, being only one step away from the medal. And silver for Olena is the first Olympic award.
I still can’t believe I won an Olympic medal. I am very happy. I am overwhelmed with incredible emotions and feelings. It’s hard to put into words. We will continue to work and already in Paris in 2024 we will go for gold, – Starikova told.
Parimatch congratulates Olena on her first and most important Olympic award! We end the Olympic Games on a positive note for Ukraine!
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