Swimmer of the Ukrainian national team Andrey Chlopcow overslept the beginning of the competition at the European games in the morning of 27 June, informs the Ukrainian Recalling broadcast " First national channel ".
in the end, the Ukrainian team came out at the start of the combined relay 100 meters of the complex.
"Andrey Chlopcow, leader of the Ukrainian team has been asleep for a morning swim and had not arrived at the start, and replace urgently our athlete was nobody," - emphasizes the log.
first of Andrey Chlopcow brought Ukraine "gold" the European Games in the 50m butterfly and bronze in the 50m backstroke.
The first ever European games, which in the future will be held once in four years, was held in Baku on June 12. The closing event, which extinguished the fire Games, held at the Baku Olympic stadium on June 28.
The winner of the team event 3 days before the end of the tournament was the team of Russia, who won in Baku 79 gold, 40 silver and 45 bronze medals. Second place was taken by the hosts of the tournament - the team of Azerbaijan (21-15-20), third - team UK (18-10-19).