Romanchuk Earns 1500m Victory in Copenhagen

(140817) -- Nanjing,Aug 17,2014 (Xinhua) -- Mykhailo Romanchuk of Ukraine celebrates in the final of Men's 400m Freestyle of Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, capital of east China?s Jiangsu Province, on Aug. 17, 2014. (Xinhua/Fei Maohua) (txt)
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Ukraine’s Mykhaylo Romanchuk won the men’s mile in Copenhagen with a 14:14.59. Taking silver was Italy’s Gregorio Paltrinieri in 14:22.93 while Norway’s Henrik Christiansen took the bronze with a time of 14:25.66. In fourth was Denmark’s and N.C. State’s Anton Ipsen with a time of 14:30.94. Fifth and sixth went to Sweden’s Victor Johansson and The Czech Republic’s Jan Micka. Taking seventh was France’s Damien Joly while Hungary’s David Lakatos took eighth.

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