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8 September 2017

Sergey Bubka: “Health and knowledge are the two key values for all the times”

“We are trying to do our best sharing unique Olympic values among youth. It’s important to show them the beauty of sports, to provide with the necessary education and sport experience. Health and knowledge are the two key values for all the times”, - said Sergey Bubka. At the opening ceremony everything was like at the real Olympic Games: flags’ raising, teams’ parade, the proclamation of oaths by a participant, coach and judge and, of course, the Olympic flame. During the week 350 winners aged 11-12 from all Ukrainian regions in Olympic Camp will compete in physical exercises, team presentation, relay, quiz, mobile game, meet the champions. The event is held starting from 2011 with assistance of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine together with IOC TOP Partner and NOC of Ukraine sponsor “Coca-Cola” during the entire school year. The main goal of the event is to educate children on unique values of the Olympic Movement – friendship, mutual respect, solidarity and generosity; formation of their skills and healthy lifestyle, involvement into active physical training and sports, preparation for high efficient work. All-Ukrainian sports event “Olympic Stork” is held in four stages: competition in schools all around Ukraine, city competitions, regional competitions and All-Ukrainian final. The program of event at all stages includes three components: sport, education and culture.
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