The Ukrainian canoeist Yuriy Cheban won the second gold for Ukraine at the Olympic Games in Rio. His final rowing result is 39.279 seconds, which brought him lightning victory in the canoeing at a distance of 200 meters.

The first gold Ukrainian medal was taken due to a gymnast Oleg Vernyaev.

At the semi-finals in rowing and canoeing at 200m, the Ukrainian Yuriy Cheban took the third place. According to the rules, the final and the output of the first two canoeist and two more, took third place. But the referee, sent to the final a Czech Martin Fuchs, who came the fourth, but showed better time than Cheban.But later the Ukrainian got good news that he was admitted to the finals, informs