Irma Makhinia a surprising Russian Champion

Sofia Tikhonova
Sofia Tikhonova

Irma Makhinia won today’s Russian Championships in Krasna Polyana (HS 106). 18-year-old with jumps on 95 and 90.5 meter unexpectedly beat much more experienced Sofia Tikhonova (89 and 92m) and Irina Avvakumova (86.5 and 85m).

Makhinia secured her victory with the total of 204.8 points. Tikhonova was 8.5 points behind the today’s gold medalist and the 29 years old Avvakumova lost to the winner 27.5 points.

Overall 22 female jumpers fought for the medals in today’s competition.

Top 10 of the Russian Nationals (08.10.2020):

Rk.CompetitorNationdst. 1dst. 2Total
1Irma MakhiniaRUS95,0 m90,5 m204.8
2Sofia TikhonovaRUS89,0 m92,0 m196.3
3Irina AvvakumovaRUS86,5 m85,0 m177.3
4Anna ShpynevaRUS87,0 m84,0 m176.6
5Ksenia KablukovaRUS82,5 m82,0 m160.8
6Kristina ProkopievaRUS85,0 m80,5 m159.0
7Anastasia SubbotinaRUS81,5 m78,5 m143.3
8Aleksandra BarantcevaRUS83,5 m73,0 m140.1
9Alina BorodinaRUS78,5 m77,5 m137.6
10Anna ZhukovaRUS79,5 m72,5 m131.0

Full results (in cyrylic) are available here >>