Ukrainian athlete Pavlo Timoshenko won the silver medal in the modern pentathlon at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. It is reported by the national Olympic Committee.
Timoshenko got 1472 points, losing only seven points to the winner, Russian athlete Alexander Liano. During the competition, the Ukrainian athlete has risen from eighth position to second.
Third place went to an athlete from Mexico.
Earlier, the Ukrainian athlete Anna Rizatdinova won a bronze medal in the gymnastics competitions at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.