Women bring Olympic glory to Ukraine

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Aug. 2, 2012, 10:52 p.m. | Photo — by Kyiv Post
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From right, Ukraine’s Yana Dementieva, Anastasiia Kozhenkova, Nataliya Dovgodko and Kateryna Tarasenko celebrate their gold medal in the women’s rowing quadruple sculls in Eton Dorney, near Windsor, England, at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London on Aug. 1. (AP)
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As this issue of the Kyiv Post went to press, Ukraine has taken two gold and four bronze medals at the London 2012 Olympics. 

And all of the medal winners are women. They are gold medal fencer Yana Shemyakina and top rowers Kateryna Tarasenko, Nataliya Dovgodko, Anastasiia Kozhenkova and Yana Dementiea. Olena Kostevych won two bronzes, while Olga Kharlan and Yuliya Kalina have one each

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