Visit of Dr Jacques Rogge to Sport Centers The IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge visited the State Olympic Sport Training Center in Koncha Zaspa and training center of Dynamo (Kiev) Football Club.At the state training center Dr Rogge had the possibility to visit the gymnasium, weightlifting sport hall, get aware of board and lodging conditions of the athletes. He conversed with the Head Coach of the National Artistic Gymnastics Team Igor Korobchynskyy as well as members of the team.
IOC President Jacques Rogge had a meeting with President of Ukraine Viktor Yushchenko The participants of the meeting among whom there was the NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka, discussed an issue of cooperation between the International Olympic Committee and the NOC of Ukraine. The President of Ukraine addressed the IOC President a request “to consider Ukraine as a permanent partner in the matter of supporting the IOC initiatives”.
Dr Jacques ROGGE – “Doctor Honoris Causa” of the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport On 3 October 2006 the President of the International Olympic Committee Dr Jacques Rogge visited the National University of Ukraine on Physical Education and Sport.Before the official ceremony IOC President Dr Jacques Rogge accompanied by the IOC members in Ukraine Mr. Sergey Bubka and Mr.
Meeting of Dr. Jacques Rogge with Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Oleksandr Moroz Today morning the IOC President Jacques Rogge had a meeting with the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament Oleksandr Moroz. At the meeting there were present the IOC Members – NOC President Sergey Bubka and Valeriy Borzov, NOC vice president Volodymyr Brynzak, NOC Secretary General Volodymyr Gerashchenko, Chairman of the Parliament Committee for Family, Youth and Sport Mykola Tomenko, the Parliament Committee members – Ravil Safiulin, Viktor Korzh, Elbrus Tedeyev and Oleksandr Volkov.At the beginning of the meeting the Chairman of the Ukrainian Parliament said that during last Olympic Games the Ukrainian athletes achieved good results in many sports disciplines.
Dr. Jacques Rogge has seen the historical sights of Kyiv After a great number of official meetings and ceremonies the IOC President had a good opportunity to see historical monuments and picturesque places of the capital of Ukraine.During a tree-hour tour over the city Jacques Rogge visited the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra - an association of a museum and monastery in use – where with great interest he got acquainted with a history of the monastery, the museums, which are located in the reserve territory, their expositional, exhibitional activity.After the Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra Dr. Rogge visited an outdoor exhibition of the National Museum of Great Patriotic War where he could also admire unique picturesque places of Kyiv.
Sergiy BUBKA - the President of the NOC of Ukraine On June 23 - the 111th anniversary of the IOC foundation - by secret voting the XVIII Extraordinary General Assembly of the NOC of Ukraine elected the new president of the Ukrainian NOC. It is the IOC and NOC Executive Committees member, the famous athlete and Olympic champion Sergiy Bubka.