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Sports news: the organizing Committee of the “Games Undefeated” in Ukraine announced the names of 15 finalists, who in October of this year will represent Ukraine at the Invictus Games in Sydney.
The list of participants published on the official page of the project.
“The competition this year was very serious. Last year on the “National Games” competed 106 participants, now — 172, of which 68 were in the final selection. The national team in 2018, we can take, in accordance with the quota allocated for Ukraine, only 15 people. However, despite the fact that the team were only 15 participants, in my opinion, all participants of competition won and showed the unbreakable spirit of the Ukrainian soldiers“, – said the coordinator of the project “Games Undefeated” in Ukraine Oksana Horbach .
It is noteworthy that the participants of the national team for the first time in the Ukrainian defence establishment.
At competitions in Sydney, which will be held 20-27 October, Ukraine will compete in six sports disciplines:
1. athletics (running, shot put, discus, long jump),
2. swimming (swim 50 and 100 metres freestyle, breaststroke and backstroke),
3. rowing on the treadmill (1 min sprint and a 4-minute endurance),
4. Cycling on the highway
This year in sports, a lot will happen for our team for the first time. Thus, the Ukrainian team will debut in the categories of “Jogging strollers” and “hand-bike” in the long jump, discus throw, and also participate in the relay in swimming.