NOC of Ukraine presented "Olympic Book" and "Olympic Corner”
13 September 2013 Share
NOC of Ukraine presented

Today at the Ukrainian House during exhibition-forum "Sport and sporting industry of Ukraine" National Olympic Committee of Ukraine presented its unique projects - "Olympic Book" and "Olympic Corner ".


Participants of the event were welcomed by Ukrainian NOC President Sergey Bubka , Minister of Youth and Sports Ravil Safiullin, Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee Arthur Palatniy , Deputy Head of Kyiv City State Administration Victor Korzh, President of the National Sports Committee for Disabled Valeriy Sushkevich , President of the Sports Committee of Ukraine Illya Shevlyak and Director of the Ukrainian House Oksana Gritsenko.

"The aim of our activities is to raise healthy and intellectually strong nation - said during the presentation of " Olympic Book "and" Olympic Corner " NOC President Sergey Bubka. - We are proud to note that no other Olympic Committee in the world has such a rich Olympic Library. These projects were implemented with significant state support. Hopefully, our children will continue Ukrainian sport achievements. I wish everybody to be active, athletic and healthy"

Outstanding Ukrainian Olympians - Yana Shemyakina, Olexander Usyk , Yuri Cheban, Natalia Dobrynskaya , Vadym Gutsayt , Olexander Krykun and others took part at the presentations.

The projects "Olympic Book" and "Olympic Corner" were initiated by Ukrainian NOC three years ago and are intended to provide general education literature and Olympic sports equipment, which are sent by NOC to every Ukrainian school.

 "Olympic Book" is aimed to tell the younger generation about the history of the Olympic Games and the outstanding Ukrainian champions. The project includes many different issues (historical encyclopedia , foreign phrasebooks , dictionaries , almanacs , manuals, journals , posters , etc.).

 The main reason of "Olympic Corner " project is to create favorable conditions for the involvement of children in physical education and sport , healthy lifestyle.

Ukrainian NOC covers with these activities about 19,000 schools and 230,000 classes throughout Ukraine.

For 3 years schools NOC about 1 million 150,000 copies of Olympic literature in paper and digital form and about 100,000 units sets of sports equipment and inventory.

The exhibition will be held for two days and is free for everybody to visit. Among NOC of Ukraine projects, the activities and sporting equipment will represented by  38 federations of Olympic sports and 50 - non-Olympic, clubs, sports associations , schools and clubs, online sports clubs, fitness centers, shops, sports gear and food.