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Lenskiy, Cohen triumph at nationals
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July 4, 2013 22:37
Olga Lenskiy completed the women’s sprint double at the Israeli Athletics Championships at Hadar Yosef in Tel Aviv on Thursday, winning the 200-meter final in a time of 24.01 seconds.
AMIT COHEN (15) won his first national title

AMIT COHEN running 370. (photo credit:IAA/courtesy)

Olga Lenskiy completed the women’s sprint double at the Israeli Athletics Championships at Hadar Yosef in Tel Aviv on Thursday, winning the 200-meter final in a time of 24.01 seconds.

The 20-year-old easily won the 100m final on Wednesday despite failing to break Esther Roth-Shachamarov’s 41-year-old record and had no competition once more on Thursday.



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Nevertheless, Lenskiy was far from pleased with her performance and is aiming for a significant improvement when she takes part in the European Athletics U23 Championships in Tampere, Finland, next week.

“I didn’t feel well before the race and ran only for the win,” said Lenskiy. “I’m disappointed with the result and I hope to make up for it next week.”

Amit Cohen, who will also run in Finland next week, won his first men’s 200m title on Thursday, clocking a time of 21.36s.

Lev Skorish, who is trained by Israel’s former European champion Alex Averbukh, set a new personal best of 5.02m to win his first pole vault title at the age of 19.
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