Ukraine Announces 21-strong Team for European Youth Olympic Festival
12 January 2015 Share
Ukraine Announces 21-strong Team for European Youth Olympic Festival

Ukraine National Olympic Committee announces the team for XII European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) which kicks off on January 25th, 2015, in Vorarlberg, Austria and Vaduz, Lichtenstein.

Young athletes from Ukraine will compete in 7 sports including alpine skiing, biathlon, cross country skiing, Nordic combined, ski jumping, snowboarding, and figure skating.

TEAM UKRAINE FOR EYOF:

Alpine Skiing

Mykhailo KARPUSHYN
Iryna MOSORUK

Biathlon

Roman BRYHADYR
Valeriya DMYTRENKO
Vladyslav KOSHOVETS
Anna KRYVONOS
Oksana SIHETI
Hanna SYTNYK
Serhiy TELEN
Bogdan TSYMBAL

Cross Country Skiing

Olena ZUBOK
Yevhenii HOLOVAN
Andrii ORLYK
Olha STEFANYSHYN

Figure Skating

Dariya GOZHVA
Ivan PAVLOV

Nordic Combined

Dmytro MAZURCHUK

Ski Jumping

Khrystyna DRONIAK
Stepan PASICHNYK

Snowboard

Artem KASHPUR
Daryna KYRYCHENKO

European Youth Olympic Festivals arose in 1990 as an initiative of future IOC President Jacques Rogge who has presided the European Olympic Committees at that time. The first biennial European youth competitions were named as European Youth Olympic Days. Either Summer and Winter EYOFs are considered as top European multisport biennial event for the youth in the Olympic sport.

EYOFs are known as great career start for the future Olympic stars like swimmer Pieter van den Hoogenband (The Netherlands), cross country skier Kristina Smigun (Estonia), middle distance runner Gabriela Szabo (Romania), heptathlete Carolina Kluft (Sweden), tennis player Justine Henin, as well as Ukraine's stars biathlete Olena Pidhrushna, swimmer Yana Klochkova, judoka Georhy Zanrataya and others

In January 25-30, 2015, more than 900 young athletes aged between 14 and 18 will compete in Austria and Lichtenstein in 8 sports.

Please look for the news and features on Ukraine team's stay at 2015 EYOF at

http://noc-ukr.org/en/

http://vk.com/olympicua

https://www.facebook.com/olympicua

https://plus.google.com/+OlympicUA/posts

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