27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

US athlete Jeneva Mccall wins gold in women’s hammer throw

American Jeneva Mccall won gold medal in hammer throw among women. Her result is 73.75 m. Oksana Kondratieva became silver medallist (72.22), Zalina Margieva from Moldova won bronze (69.20)

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Universiade. Athletics. © RIA Novosti

After competitions, Jeneva told that she is happy to win her first Universiade:

- I feel relieved, because I had very hard trainings and was gearing up for it, I was nervous and in spite of everything I won gold medal.

Champion also told her impression of Kazan: 

- I like this city, I want to know more about Russia, and about Russian people, because they seem to be kind. Now, after competitions, I will do it.    

Media Department of Kazan 2013 Executive Directorate