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Sports: Guests of the Olympic day waiting for a large number of competitions, sports activities, autograph sessions and concert performances.

On Obolonskaya Naberezhnaya, Kiev, at the initiative of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, Ministry of youth and sports of Ukraine and the Kyiv city state administration opened a real sports festival, which attracted a record number of participants – about 7 thousand.

Olympic day in 2018, nearly 200 countries and is dedicated to the day of creation of the International Olympic Committee presented the participants with many interesting and gifts, informs a press-service NOC of Ukraine .

In the opening ceremony was attended by the NOC President Sergey Bubka, Deputy Minister of youth and sports Mykola Danevych, head of the Department of youth and sports, Department of education and science, youth and sports of the Kyiv city state administration Vadim Gutzeit, Ambassadors Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Argentine Republic in Ukraine Alberto josé Alonso, and Japan in Ukraine Shigeki Sumi, famous Olympians of Ukraine. On stage guests of honor together with athletes made the Olympic rings, symbolized the beginning of a wonderful Olympic celebration.

Guests of the Olympic day waiting for a large number of competitions, sports activities, autograph sessions and concert performances. They were able to get acquainted with new kinds of sports included in the program of the III Youth Olympic games in 2018: to try their hand at karate, rock climbing, to the lessons of the Argentine dance. Excellent support recreational and sport programs provided an excellent animators PZTV and leading BLA BLA BLA.

One of the new kinds of the Olympic program, the break dance was held for all comers Olympic ruchanko. The team – two-time world champion break dance among children, Andrey Kiyanitsa.

The highlight of Olympic day were interactive workshops on sports fields, gathered a large number of young fans of Boxing, gymnastics, Greco-Roman wrestling, modern pentathlon, fencing. Each of them was able to get the basics of our Olympic medalists: Denis Berinchik, Oleg Vernaeve, Jean Beleniuk, Pavel Timoshenko, Yana Shemyakina.

On this day, sports fans had a great opportunity to mingle, take pictures, get autographs from such well-known Ukrainian sportsmen as Grigory Kriss, Alexander Volkov, Lilia Podkopayeva, Elbrus Tedeyev, Nataliya Dobrynska, Alexander Abramenko, Elena Govorova, Anna Sorokina, Elena Pakholchik, Elena Yatsenko, Natalya Lyapina, Ilya Kvasha, George Zantaraya, Vlad Geraskevich, Dmitry Myzak, Daria Bilodid, Yulia Prokopchuk, Vladislav Grieco and many others.

Moreover, everyone joined in the traditional symbolic race along with Champions and prize-winners of the Olympic games and the Olympic program receive gifts. The race gave the silver medalist of the Olympic games in swimming, the Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on family matters, youth policy, sports and tourism Denis Silantyev.

Note, Olympic day is a massive cultural and sports event, covering all regions of the country: regional centers, cities, towns, villages, camps. After the start in Kiev, he is to walk to different corners of Ukraine.