16 y.o. Kamila Hryshchenko crowned the World Youth Chess Champion
16-year-old Kamila Hryshchenko from Kramatorsk (Donetsk Oblast) ranked fifth in rapid and won blitz chess at the World Youth Rapid and Blitz Chess Championships held in Granada, Spain. Overall, 178 chess players from 22 countries took part in the tournament.The young girl has repeatedly won regional and all-Ukrainian competitions. Last year Kamila won the title of European rapid chess champion among girls under 16
Viktor Hladkyi wins 2019 Junior World Powerlifting Championships
Viktor Hladkyi won the 2019 Junior World Powerlifting Championships held in Regina, Canada.In the weight category under 83 kg among juniors the Ukrainian sportsman showed the best results such as 312,5 kg in squat, 240 kg in bench press and 287,5 kg in deadlift. Victor's final result in three lifts consisted 840 kg
Ukraine to host the WMF World Cup 2021
Kyiv has won the right to host the World Minifootball World Cup 2021. It is worth noting that the main city that competed with the capital of Ukraine for the right to host the prestigious touranament was Dakar (Senegal)
17-year-old Daria Snigur wins junior title at Wimbledon
17-year-old tennis player Daria Snigur won the Junior Wimbledon. In the final of Grand Slam tournament the young sportswoman from Kyiv got victory over Alexa Noel from the USA with a score 6:4, 6:4. Thus, Snigur is the second junior girls' player from Ukraine to win the singles title at Wimbledon, following Kateryna Bondarenko in 2004
Kateryna Lazarenko wins the junior tournament in France
Kateryna Lazarenko, 14 y.o, won the Junior Tournament of the European Tennis Federation held in the city of Villeneuve-les-Avignon, France. The young sportswoman played five matches and left her rivals no chance to win even a set
Ukrainian jumper wins 'Diamond League' in Rome
Ukrainian high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko won gold medal at the fourth IAAF Diamond league meeting held in Rome. The 'diamond' result was 2.31 m.The second place went to an athlete from Syria, a sportsman from Belarus ranked the third