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21 May 2020, 18:22

Belarus win silver, bronze at international draughts tournament

Viktoria Nikolaeva. Photo from the Facebook account of the Belarusian Draughts Federation
Viktoria Nikolaeva. Photo from the Facebook account of the Belarusian Draughts Federation

MINSK, 21 May (BelTA) - Belarusian athletes won silver and bronze medals at the U16 international draughts tournament which was held online on 17-20 May, BelTA learned from the Belarusian Draughts Federation.

Belarusian Viktoria Nikolaeva won a silver medal with 39 points. Her teammate Daria Nikiforova claimed bronze (35 points). The gold went to Lisa Scholtens from Netherlands (43 points).

Daria Nikiforova. Photo from the Facebook account of the Belarusian Draughts Federation
Daria Nikiforova. Photo from the Facebook account of the Belarusian Draughts Federation

The top performing among Belarusian boys was Georgy Vyderko who finished seventh.

A total of 50 athletes from Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Estonia and Belarus took part in the tournament.

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