Bubka about the performance of the Ukrainian team in Lillehammer: this is a new page of Ukrainian sports

The President of the National Olympic Committee Sergey Bubka commented on the results of the performance of the Ukrainian national team at the II winter Youth Olympic games that ended yesterday in Lillehammer.

Bubka called this Norwegian city is symbolic for our team, which has won three medals, because in 1994 it started the Olympic history of independent Ukraine, reported the press service of the NOC.

«Lillehammer is a city symbolic for Ukraine. It was there 22 years ago started Olympic history of independent Ukraine and won «gold» the figure skater Oksana Baiul bronze biathlete Valentina Tserbe. It’s nice that these glorious traditions continue and new written a bright page in the Ukrainian sport,» said the main Olympian of Ukraine.

Nitishree the speech of the Ukrainians he also believed great result, because, in addition to medals, many representatives of our country entered the top 10 in different sports.

«Three medals — a great result! All the medals became historical for Ukraine. Gold biathlete Kristina Dmytrenko was the first award of the highest test for Ukraine at the winter Youth Olympic games. Silver medal was won by the youngest member of the team — 14-year-old skater Ivan Shmuratko. Bronze award of snoubordisty Daria Kirichenko is a first for our country in the sport at competitions of such level. Many of our young Olympians in serious competition with the world’s best athletes managed to get in the top-10 in biathlon, snowboarding, figure skating, Nordic combined, Luge, skiing, skeleton. We have a worthy change grows, the promising sports reserve. I want to believe that these Youth Olympic games will become the Foundation for the development of sports career of our young athletes, a springboard for new achievements «, — said Bubka.




Bubka about the performance of the Ukrainian team in Lillehammer: this is a new page of Ukrainian sports 22.02.2016

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