Oleh Verniaiev Will Receive His Eighth Ukraine’s Best Athlete Award National Olympic Committee of Ukraine has nominated Oleg Verniaiev, Rio 2016 gold and silver medalist in artistic gymnastics, as country’s best Olympic athlete in August 2016. Verniaiev’s coach Hennady Sartynsky will receive award as Coach of the month.
Ukraine Women Sabre Team Wins Another Silver Medal for Ukraine Olha Kharlan, Alina Komashchuk, Olena Kravatska and Olena Voronina won fourth medal for Ukraine at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, Brazil. Women's sabre team made it to the final where lost the decisive battle against Team Russia 30:45.
Shooter Serhiy Kulish Opens Medal Score at Rio 2016 Olympics For Ukraine Serghiy Kulish won first medla for Ukraine team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. 23-old shooter placed second in the 10 meters air rifle competition scoring 204.6 points and facing successful shoot-off in the final.