Lviv Sports

Lviv’s Wrestlers Shine at World Championships

Issue 117, November 2018.
Leopolitan wrestlers put on quite a show at the Wrestling World Championships in Budapest last month, claiming three medals. More than 850 athletes from 97 nations faced off to claim one of the 30 world titles in freestyle, Greco-Roman, and women’s divisions.

Leopolitan Wins Bodybuilding World Championship

Issue 117, November 2018.
One of the most striking stars of the Leopolitan bodybuilding school is Oksana Brygidyr and she continues to show the world how fit Leopolitans can be. Already the 2015 world champion and a European and Olympia Europe champion, Brygidyr topped some of the world’s fittest athletes at the IFBB World Fitness Championships in Bialystok, Poland last month.

Ukraine Shines at 2018 Invictus Games

Issue 117, November 2018.
Ukrainian veterans shone at the fourth Invictus Games, held in Sydney, Australia from 20-27 October. War veterans from 18 countries competed in 13 sports and our Ukrainian heroes returned home with 20 medals. The seven gold, ten silver, and three bronze medals were six more than the Ukrainian team won last year in Canada and good enough to finish fifth in the medal count.

Ukrainian Dance Sport Championships

Issue 117, November 2018.
The Lviv Open Cup dance championships were held at Lviv’s Halychyna sports complex on 7-8 October. Over 800 dancers aged four to 35 from 16 countries took part in several events, including the WDSF International Standard and Latin divisions, the WDSF PD Standard and Latin divisions, and the European children’s Grand Prix junior and juvenile categories.

American Football Finals

Issue 117, November 2018.
The Lviv Lions – the city’s American football team – hosted the Ukrainian Football League championship against the Kyiv Patriots at the city’s SKA Stadium on 28 October.

Ukraine looking to continue UEFA Nations League success

Issue 116, October 2018.
New international competition offers Ukraine a chance to shine and a potential back door to Euro 2020

Lviv Wins Two Golds at Wheelchair Fencing European Championships

Issue 116, October 2018.
Leopolitan Paralympic athletes Andriy Demchuk and Nataliya Morkvych won two gold medals at the 2018 IWAS (International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports) Wheelchair Fencing European Championships in Terni, Italy.

Wozniak Wins Bronze in Rhythmic Gymnastics

Issue 116, October 2018.
Leopolitan gymnast Anastasia Wozniak won a bronze with the national team at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championships in Sofia, Bulgaria last month. Alongside Valeria Hanina, Diana Mezherytska, Tetyana Dovzhenko, and Alina Byhno, the team finished third in the balls and ropes competition.

Golden Autumn Archery Tournament

Issue 116, October 2018.
The 55th annual Golden Autumn archery tournament attracted nearly 250 archers from around Ukraine and across Europe to the Western Ukrainian capital last month.

Silver at World Chess Olympiad

Issue 116, October 2018.
At the World Chess Olympiad which took place during September 27th -October 5th in Batumi, Georgia Ukrainian women’s team consisting of Anna Muzychuk, Mariya Muzychuk, Julia Osmak, Natalia Zhukova and Anna Ushenina became silver medal winners. Having same amount of scores as team of China, they however ended on second place.