Ukraine wins first ever World Championship medal in snowboarding

12:20, 06 February 2019
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A 28-year-old Ukrainian ranked second in parallel slalom.

This is the first ever medal for Ukraine in snowboarding at the world championships. It is worth noting that Dancha had earlier barely made it to TOP 16, securing only the 15th spot.

In the decisive round, Dancha showed almost the same result as Switzerland's Julie Zogg; however, she lost her position in the last meters of the race.

Another Ukrainian Oleksandra Maliovana, who also took part in these competitions, took the 34th place.

On February 5, Dancha ranked sixth in the parallel giant slalom finals.

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