Lviv Sports

3rd Molokiya Lviv Half Marathon

Issue 113, June 2018.
Over 3000 participants from all over Ukraine and abroad were in Lviv to participate in the 3rd Molokiya Lviv Half Marathon on 10 June. This year the half marathon has received the five-star certification from the European Athletics Federation, its highest.

March Athlete of the Month: Solomiya Brateyko

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s 17 yeasr old Solomiya Brateyko was awarded Athlete of the Month for March based on her performance at the 2018 BELGOSSTRAKH European Under 21 Championships in Minsk, which took place during March 8-11.

Lviv’s Halychanka Ukrainian Handball Champions

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s incredible Halychanka women’s handball team won their fourth Ukrainian Super League championship after edging Uzhhorod’s Karpaty 14-13 (28-28) on 29 April.

Lviv’s Barkom-Kazhany Wins Super League Volleyball

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv Today congratulates the Barkom-Kazhany players for winning the Ukrainian Super League Championship on 29 April! Lviv defeated Kharkiv’s Lokomotiv in the final with a dramatic and emotional 3-1 win (25-23, 18-25, 25-19, 25-19). Lviv’s Volodomyr Tevkun led the way with a determined effort and 16 points.

UEFA Champions League Trophy Tour

Issue 112, May 2018.
The UEFA Champions League trophy paraded through Lviv on 30 April on its way across Ukraine. UEFA Champions League has millions of fans globally and Ukrainian football fans in the cities of Lviv, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipro, and Mariupol that dream of one day seeing their own club lift the trophy were able to get up close and get a photo with the cup.

Lviv teams at Rugby National Championship

Issue 112, May 2018.
Lviv’s newly-renovated specialized Sokil Stadium hosted the second tour of the women’s rugby sevens division on 12 May. Eight teams took part in the competition, including two from Lviv – Levytsy and Ground Forces Academy.

Barkom-Kazhany in Volleyball National Championship

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s Barkom-Kazhany volleyball team is set to face Kharkiv’s Lokomotiv in Ukraine’s Volleyball Super League finals on 11 April after dispatching Khmelnytskyi’s Novator in the semifinals.

International Lviv Cup Karate

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s SKA bike track hosted the International Lviv Cup karate tournament from 24-25 March.

Lviv’s GM Anna Muzychuk wins European Blitz Chess Championship

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s chess phenom GM Anna Muzychuk was once again named the European ACP women’s blitz chess champion after besting 78 of the world’s top chess players from 16 countries at the championships in Tbilisi, Georgia last month.

Lviv Rising Stars 2018

Issue 111, April 2018.
Lviv’s Gratsya Sports Complex hosted the Lviv Rising Stars sports dance competition on 14 April.