Bubka: I’m sure our Olympic future

The President of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine shared his impressions of the performance of the Ukrainian team at the XVI Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Banska Bystrica (Slovakia).

Head of the NOC sure in the victorious future of Ukrainian opponents, Ukrinform reports.

“I am sure that our sports Olympic future is only victorious. I would like this festival to be a kind of impetus and start for a great sports career. This is confirmed by our medal piggy bank – 18 awards. This is an excellent performance of the team, there is a great prospect. I think that there is no need to be very upset by those who this time could not win awards. This is the beginning of sports life, you need to draw conclusions, continue working, listen to your parents and coaches. I’m sure everything will be fine. Sport forms a powerful, strong character, which is indispensable for the future. We must work, move forward and never stop. I wish that there will be as many victories as possible in the life of athletes,” said Bubka.

He also spoke about supporting Ukraine and working ahead of the 2022 Olympic Festival.

“Olympic Solidarity Fund The International Olympic Committee, the European Olympic Committees have assumed the costs of providing for our team,” stressed the President of the NOC of Ukraine. – We assembled this team because someone was in Ukraine, someone was abroad. A large team worked – both the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the NOC of Ukraine, and national federations. In these difficult times of war, a large Olympic family that supports, helps, does everything to ensure that Ukraine is at its best.”

Read also: Ukraine won 18 medals at the European Youth Olympic festival

As Ukrinform reported, the Ukrainian team won 6 gold, 6 silver and 6 bronze medals at the European Youth Olympic Festival in Banska Bystrica.


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