The European Athletics Championship completed qualification competition in shot-put. Andrei Mikhnevich and Pavel Lyzhin entered the European Athletics Championship Finals. Andrei Mikhnevich’s first attempt was a success – 20 m 35 cm (qualification standard being 20 m). Pavel Lyzhin succeeded in his third attempt with 20 m 42 cm shot.
It became the best result of the competition. Finals take place on July, 31.