Yanukovych congratulates two Ukrainian Paralympic athletes on winning gold medals

Print version
Aug. 31, 2012, 10:46 a.m. | Sports — by Interfax-Ukraine

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych clinking glasses with Olympic champions of the nation


The Interfax-Ukraine News Agency – a company belonging to the Interfax Information Services international group – has been an information provider in the political and economic information market of Ukraine since 1992.

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has congratulated two Ukrainian Paralympic athletes – judo athlete Davyd Khorava and swimmer Natalia Prolohayeva – on winning gold medals at the XIV Paralympic Games in London.

"Ukraine is proud of the victory of its athletes who have won high awards on the first day of the competition," the head of state said in a letter of congratulations on Friday, Aug. 31.

Yanukovych noted that Ukrainian Paralympic athletes had demonstrated their superior skill and desire to win. He also expressed confidence that the gold medals were "a beautiful start of the successful performance of our athletes at the Paralympics."

The president wished the champions good health, new sporting achievements and brilliant victories in future.

Ukraine has currently won two gold, two silver and four bronze medals at the London Paralympics.

The Kyiv Post is hosting comments to foster lively public debate through the Disqus system. Criticism is fine, but stick to the issues. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks will be removed from the site. The Kyiv Post will ban flagrant violators. If you think that a comment or commentator should be banned, please flag the offending material.
comments powered by Disqus


© 1995–2016 Public Media

Web links to Kyiv Post material are allowed provided that they contain a URL hyperlink to the material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. Otherwise, all materials contained on this site are protected by copyright law and may not be reproduced without the prior written permission of Public Media at
All information of the Interfax-Ukraine news agency placed on this web site is designed for internal use only. Its reproduction or distribution in any form is prohibited without a written permission of Interfax-Ukraine.