Young weightlifter named as ‘Athlete of the month in Ukraine’ in April 19 years old female weightlifter Iryna Dekha will receive an ‘Athlete of April 2016 in Ukraine’ award from National Olympic Committee. The NOC experts also named athlete’s coach Evhen Shylov as Coach of the Month.
Khrystyna Dmytrenko named as 2016 best young European athlete 17- years old biathlete Khrystyna Dmytrenko, first ever Ukraine’s Winter Youth Olympics champion became 2016 Piotr Nurowski Prize winner. The award was adjudged after the voting of 50 European Olympic Committees which took place during the 37th EOC seminar in Tarragona, Spain.
Dozens of Kyiv scolars joined new #OlympicLab project Premier Palace Hotel, which is the partner of the National Olympic Committee, welcomed today the second stage of new #OlympicLab project initiated by Ukraine youth ambassador at II Winter Youth Olympic Games Vira Perederiy and implemented by Ukraine National Olympic Committee with the support of International Olympic Committee.
Sergey Bubka joined celebration of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace Sergey Bubka, Ukraine NOC President, Olympic Champion and UNESCO Champion for sport, took part in the celebration of the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace at the secondary school №87 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Nominees for 2015 ‘Sport Hero of the Year’ Are Announced The nominees for 2015 ‘Sport Hero of the Year’ were unveiled on Tuesday, March 22, at Ukraine’s NOC headquarters. Sergey Bubka, NOC President and IOC Executive Board member, as well as Nina Umanets, Ukraine’s Sport Academy President, and Ihor Zhdanov, Minister of Youth and Sports, took part at the Academy meeting where secret ballot was held.
Freestyle Skier Oleksandr Abramenko – Ukraine’s Athlete of the Month In February Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee claimed freestyle skier Oleksandr Abramenko as country’s Athlete of the Month in February 2016. Athlete’s coach Yuri Kobelnyk will receive ‘Coach of the Month’ Award.