«Olympic Bench» Emerged In Kyiv Unique ‘Olympic Bench’ emerged in Kyiv, Ukraine, on Tuesday, September 30th, initiated by National Olympic Committee and the Athletes’ Commission. The Bench was constructed and unveiled today at the Obolon quay in Kyiv. The newly elected members of the NOC Athletes’ Commission left their painted palm prints on the Bench alongside the plaque informing where the ‘paintings’ have come from.
NOC Athletes Commission elected Olympic Medalist Olena Hovorova as its Chair Olena Hovorova, 2000 Olympic bronze medalist in triple jump, was elected as a new Chair of the Ukraine NOC Athletes’ Commission on Tuesday in Kyiv. 2012 Gold medalist in weightlifting Olexiy Torokhtiy was elected as Commission’s Deputy Chair. Hovorova, who worked as a Deputy Head of the Athletes’ Commission during the previous term, and Torokhtiy are elected to a four-year term until 2018.
Ukraine’s freestyle wrestling world champion claimed country’s Best Athlete of the month Ukraine’s National Olympic Committee has claimed freestyle wrestler Yulia Tkach (nee Ostapchuk) as country’s Best Athlete of September 2014. Yulia’s coach Andriy Pistun is named month’s Best Coach.
NOC maintains partnership with Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry The Memorandum of Cooperation between Ukraine NOC and Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry was signed the Presidents of both organizations, Sergey Bubka and Gennady Chizhikov respectively, on Wednesday, September 11th, in NOC headquarter in Kyiv during the Executive Board’s meeting.
Second Edition of the National ‘DO LIKE OLYMPIANS’ Flash Mob Is Launched Numerous Ukrainian star Olympians took part at the launch of the second edition of National ‘DO LIKE OLYMPIANS’ Flash Mob on Wednesday, September 10th, at front of the Coca Cola Ukraine Ltd headquarters in Kyiv.
NOCs of Ukraine and Algeria signed the Memorandum of Cooperation Ukraine NOC signed the Memorandum of Cooperation with Algerian National Olympic Committee thus continuing its policy of cooperation for promoting Olympic movement and exchanging experience with partner institutions all over the globe.
NOC named Yuriy Cheban as Ukraine’s best athlete in August 2014 Ukraine National Olympic Committee named canoeist Yuriy Cheban as the country’s best athlete in August 2014. Cheban, bronze medal in Beijing 2008 at C1 500 m and gold medalist in London 2012 at the C1 200 m, won C1 200 m event at the 2014 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championship in Moscow. In the final race the Ukrainian outscored Russian Korovashkov by merely 0,006 of a second.
Sergey Bubka: ‘2014 Youth Olympics promises successful future for Ukrainian sport’ Sergey Bubka, Ukraine NOC President, praised the performance of Team Ukraine at the II Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China, commenting that the future of country’s sport looks to be successful.