September 14, Day of Physical Education and Sports, main street of the country - Khreschatyk – it was a launch of one of the largest sporting projects of the country, organized by the National Olympic Committee, the Ministry of Youth and Sports and the Kyiv City State Administration - Ukrainian Olympic lesson.
"It has become a good tradition in September with the start of the school year on the Day of Physical Culture and Sports we give start to this unique project, which is the ninth consecutive year and will cover all our country and will visit every corner of it , - said Sergey Bubka, President of the NOC . - Last year more than 2.5 million people participated in Olympic lessons. And now on the main street of the country we represent more than 40 sport fields and 75 different sports. I congratulate all of you on the holiday and invite to a wonderful world of sport! "
The Minister of Youth and Sports Ravil Safiullin, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee Arthur Palatniy, Head of Kyiv City State Administration Oleksandr Popov and His deputy Viktor Korzh also welcomed the share audience.
A lot of people gathered together with the champions and Olympic medalists to take in this sports festival.
Olympic champions, World and European medalists Olexiy Torokhtiy, Natalia Dobrynskaya, Yana Shemyakina, Valeriy Goncharov, Olena Kostevich, Anna Bessonova, Alexander Krykun, Anna Sorokina, Larysa Zaspa, Bohdan Bondarenko, Georgiy Zantaraya, Elbrus Tedeyev and many others became a part of this great event.
Autograph and photo session with athletes, master classes, numerous competitions, relays and contests gave the opportunity for everybody to show own abilities.