28 October 2019
The forum was organized by the European Commission with the support of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
“The main objective of the European Week of Sport is to engage people regardless of age, gender, status and level of physical fitness for an active and healthy lifestyle, physical activity, European integration. We are proud that in 2019 the NOC of Ukraine was awarded the status of national coordinator of the European Week of Sport in our country and we are convinced that such synergy will benefit the citizens of Europe. The Olympic Committee of Ukraine, in addition to supporting the development of high-level sports, pays great attention to promoting an active and healthy lifestyle. Together with the regional offices of the NOC, within the framework of the European Week of Sport in Ukraine, we managed to organize events in different parts of our country, attracting thousands of participants of all ages. Our famous and well-known Olympians became active participants of the Week. It was a pleasure for me, together with the Olympic Medalis and NOC Athletes’ Commission Chairman to fulfill the role of ambassadors of Ukraine”, - said Sergey Bubka.
He also stressed that the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine has its own experience of activities aimed at involving all segments of the population, especially young people, into the motor activity. Each year, the NOC successfully implements its large-scale nationwide projects: Olympic Lesson, Olympic Day, Olympic Book, Olympic Week, Heroes of the Year, Do Like Olympians, OlympicLab, monthly honors of the best athlete and coach, and many others. "The NOC of Ukraine is always open for cooperation with European institutions and countries: we are ready to share our experience as well as to share the experience of our international colleagues and gain new knowledge, to be integrated into various programs and projects", - Sergey Bubka added.