Athletes Shubenkova and Laecken promoted to the rank of captain

three-time world champion in the high jump Mary Laecken and repeated winner of the world championship in the women’s 110 meters hurdles Sergey Shubenkov promoted to the rank of captain by order of the Minister of defence of Russia Sergey Shoigu.

About this TASS reported in the Central sports club. Recall that Laecken was recognized as the best athlete of Europe by the end of 2019.

Shubenkov is the only Sprinter in the history of Soviet and Russian men’s athletics, who managed to win world championship medals in the hurdles at 110 meters.