22 September 2016, Thursday, 13:39
UFA, 22 September 2016. /Bashinform News Agency, Dmitry Slezin/. The «SkydiveChicago» airport in Chicago hosted the annual World Parachuting Championship "Mondial 2016".
More than 650 best athletes from 34 national teams participated in the competition. Paratroopers were able to show their skills in almost all disciplines.
The Russian national team showed good results in the championship. Both teams, male and female, were successful.
Ksenia Trofimova, the athlete of Bashkortostan Parachuting Federation participated as part of the women's team. The past competitions were debut for her: for the first time the athlete took part in the international championship with older, more experienced parachute-jumpers.
Ksenia Trofimova became the world champion in the team double-event and won a silver medal in the group touch-down accuracy.