The National Olympic Committee of Ukraine will celebrate the 23rd Anniversary on the occasion of its establishment on December 22.
On this day in 1990 the I General Assembly approved the historic decision about the NOC of Ukraine foundation and in 1993 our Olympic Committee was recognized by the International Olympic Committee.
Much has been done during these years. The NOC actively facilitated preparation and successful performance of the Ukrainian athletes at the Olympic Games. Since the Olympic Games in Lillehammer 1994 where Ukraine participated as an independent state for the first time and till London 2012 the Ukrainian athletes won 121 Olympic medals. The young Olympic athletes made successful performances at the Youth Olympic Games and at the European Youth Olympic Festivals.
In addition to the development of elite sport the National Olympic Committee pays great attention to the promotion of Olympism and upbringing of healthy nation.
There are some projects which have been implemented and liked by many sport admirers: "Olympic Day", "Olympic Lesson", All-Ukrainian solemn ceremony "The Heroes of Sports Year". The All-Ukrainian mass sporting event "Olympic Stork" and educational activities "Olympic Corner" and "Olympic Book" also have got their young admirers.
Talented people get proper attention and can show their worth in a variety of competitions and quizzes.
We are learning together with you and trying to keep up with the time, that's why the creation of a renewed modern internet site, starting of three Olympic groups in social networking websites are not accidental! We are striving to inform you about the victories of our athletes in the best way and to take into consideration your opinion.
So, we have a lot to be proud of but we don't rest on our laurels.
We thank to everybody who has been with us collaborating with us, helping and criticizing us during those years.
Let's work together and reach new heights with full confidence!
Olympic year 2014 is just a short distance away!