On the land and in the water: Olympic lesson was launched in Ukraine
11 September 2017 Share
On the land and in the water: Olympic lesson was launched in Ukraine

Olympic lesson was launched in Ukraine on the National Day of physical culture and sport, September 9.

For 13 years in a row, this nationwide sport celebration is purposed to promote Olympic values, to encourage the youth in active lifestyle and harmonious development, and to promote the history and achievements of Olympic movement in Ukraine. This event attracted a capacity crowd of sport fans and healthy lifestyle activists.

President of Ukraine Olympic Committee Sergey Bubka took part in ceremony accompanied by the representatives of government, parliament, as well as national and non-governmental sport bodies. Many Ukrainian elite athletes including Olympic medalists joined officials at the celebration.

Olympic lesson has started with Olympic warming up and going with numerous master classes, contests, relays, quizzes.

For the first time Olympic lesson was held on the Obolonskaya Embankment that enabled to integrate interesting activities on land and on the water to the in the sports’ holiday program.

Thousands of children took part in Olympic quest practicing 50 different sports at specially equipped courts, get special scores and then exchange the scores to Olympic souvenirs.

After great start this sports festival takes over from Kyiv to all regions of Ukraine.

Local events are going on with Olympic lessons at schools involving Ukrainian Olympians under Olympic Week project.





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