14 November 2018

Best Ukrainian Athletes of the Month awarded

European Champion in swimming Mykhailo Romanchuk and World Champion in female wrestling Alla Cherkasova received awards during special ceremony organized in Ukrainian Olympic House.

For both athletes thast was the first title as the best athletes of the months in Ukraine.

"After a brilliant performance at the European Championship, Mykhailo continues to win international competitions: at the Beijing and Tokyo World Cup he won two gold, silver and bronze medals respectively. Last year, he became the silver medalist at the World Championships in Budapest. We are well aware of Mykhailo's good performance at the 2nd Summer Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing-2014, where he won "gold" and "silver". This is a very promising swimmer, one of our main hopes for the Olympic Tokyo 2020,", - said Sergey Bubka.

" Alla Cherkasova declared serious intentions to realize the most cherished dream in Tokyo-2020 at the World Fight Championship held in Budapest. For almost 15 years she went to this gold medal. 8 years ago, in 2010, she was already on the world podium with  the "bronze", but convinced it is completely different emotions and feelings", - he added.

He wished both athletes further success, faith in their strengths and successful way to Olympic dream in Tokyo.   

Since 2005 National Olympic Committee chooses and organizes special ceremony each month to award best athletes and coaches of the country.

Sport hero of the moth as well as a coach receives financial grant and exclusive diplomas and statuettes.
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