Ukraine Wins First Medal at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships: Silver in Artistic Swimming

The Ukrainian artistic swimming team
The Ukrainian artistic swimming team
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Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Kostiantyn Golubtsov

Published: February 04 2024 at 06:58 pm
Source: myukraineis.org

Performance of the Ukrainian Team. The Ukrainian national team has secured its first medal in artistic swimming at the World Aquatics Championships. The Ukrainian artistic swimmers earned a silver medal in the team's acrobatic program.

The World Championships in Doha, Qatar, kicked off on Friday, February 2. This event is the final stage of the qualification for the 2024 Olympics, with Ukraine vying for a license in the free team category.

In the acrobatic program qualification, the Ukrainian team scored 243.2134 points and advanced to the final of the discipline from second place. Ultimately, they managed to secure the silver medal at the 2024 World Championships.

How the Ukrainian Team Won Silver at the 2024 World Championships in Artistic Swimming The Ukrainian team was represented by eight athletes in the acrobatic program: 

  • Marina and Vladyslava Aleksiievy, 
  • Marta Fiedina, 
  • Oleksandra Horetska, 
  • Veronika Hryshko, 
  • Dariia Moshynska, 
  • Anastasiia Shmonina, 
  • Valeriia Tyshchenko. 
Photo: Marcel ter Bals/DeFodi Images via Getty Images.


In the final, the Ukrainians performed second to last and executed a program with the third-highest difficulty score — 23.8500. China and the USA chose higher difficulty scores — 23.9500 and 24.6000 points, respectively. For their performance, the "blue and yellow" received 243.3167 points – a result sufficient for second place and Ukraine's first medal in artistic swimming at the 2024 World Championships. The team from China won the event with 244.1767 points, followed by the USA in third place. 2024 World Championships in Artistic Swimming. 

Teams: Acrobatic Program China — 244.1767 points Ukraine — 243.3167 USA — 242.2300 

Significance of the Silver Medal Ukraine's first medal at the 2024 World Aquatics Championships. Ukraine's first medal in the acrobatic program at the 2024 World Championships in aquatic sports. 

At the previous world championship, the Ukrainian team finished in seventh place. Ukraine continues its streak of medals in artistic swimming at the World Aquatics Championships. Since 2013, the "blue and yellow" have been winning medals at world championships, with their best performance in 2021 — two gold and five silver medals. 

Ukraine's third overall medal at the World Championships in acrobatics/highlight. The Ukrainian team won gold in the highlight at the 2019 and 2022 tournaments. 

2024 World Championships in Artistic Swimming: 

Schedule of Events Featuring Ukraine Monday, 

  • February 5. 13:00. Technical Duet Tuesday, 
  • February 6. 13:00. Technical Group Thursday, 
  • February 8. 13:00. Free Duet Friday, 
  • February 9. 13:00. Free Group

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