Lviv Sports

Lviv – Leader 2017 Sport Dance Competition

Issue 99, March 2017.
Lviv’s Halychyna Sport Complex played host to the Lviv – Leader 2017 Ukrainian Sport Dance Championship on February 25-26. The 20-year event is now on the official calendar of the World Dance Sport Federation. The city’s Leader Modern Dance Club brought together 300 dance couples from around Ukraine – as well as dancers from Portugal, Turkey, Estonia, and Poland – for this spectacular show and popular celebration of dance.

Volleyball

Issue 98, February 2017.
The top two teams in Ukraine’s Volleyball Super League faced each other on February 3-4 when Lokomotiv Kharkiv took on Lviv’s first-place Barkom-Kazhany. Lviv’s team leads the standings with 62 points from 22 matches, while Kharkiv sits in second with 53 points.

Ukraine’s Winter Cycling Championship

Issue 98, February 2017.
Lviv played host to the Ukraine Winter Cycling Championships from January 30th to February 2nd. The event featured more than 250 cyclists of several different ages competing in individual and team races in different qualification groups.

Lviv Trophy 2017

Issue 98, February 2017.
The IIHF-standard Novoyavorivsk Ice Palace, located just outside of Lviv, played host to the Lviv Region Open Cup figure skating Lviv Trophy 2017 competition on January 27th-28th. The event attracted over 300 skaters from 11 regions of Ukraine, as well as athletes from Belarus and Moldova.

Lviv’s Finest Athletes

Issue 98, February 2017.
Fencers Ksenia Panteleyeva and Anfisa Pochkalova and judoka Stanislav Goruna take home National Olympic Committee honours as the best athletes in the Lviv region. The National Olympic Committee of the Lviv Region selected its athletes of the month for January 2017 and November 2016 recently. The talented recipients include judoka Stanislav Goruna and fencers Ksenia Panteleyeva and Anfisa Pochkalova.

Lviv’s Carpathians Host Para Nordic World Cup Event

Issue 97, January 2017.
Recently added as a World Cup venue, Lviv region’s Western Rehabilitation & Sports Centre in the beautiful Carpathian Mountains hosted the World Para Nordic Skiing & Biathlon Championships from January 12-20. The event brought together over 120 participants from 19 countries from as far away as Brazil, China, the UK, Japan, and Norway.

Lviv Hosts Winter Cup 2016 Dance Tournament

Issue 97, January 2017.
During December 24-25th Lviv played host to the Lviv Winter Cup-2016 Dance tournament which took place at Halychyna Sport Palace. As event’s organizer came Lviv’s Dance Club Foxtrot which managed to bring together over 300 dance couples from around Ukraine in various age categories.

Winter Fairy Tale 2016

Issue 97, January 2017.
Lviv’sHalychyna Sports Palace was home to over 350 Ukrainian rhythmic gymnasts on December 17-18 as part of the Winter Fairy Tale competition that traditionally marks the beginning of the holiday season.

Double Gold for Ukraine at FIDE World Rapid Chess Championships

Issue 97, January 2017.
Ukraine won both the men’s and women’s gold medals at the FIDE World Rapid Chess Championships in Doha, Qatar as both Vasyl Ivanchuk of Ternopil region and Lviv’s very-own Anna Muzychuk walked away on top after 3 days of play. The 26-year-old Muzychuk had an even finer weekend, retaining the World Blitz title that she won two years ago in Khanty-Mansiysk, while adding the World Rapid title to her already impressive resume. Anna is the older sister of former FIDE World Chess Champion MariyaMuzychuk, also of Lviv.

Lviv DanceSport Open Cup Championships

Issue 96, December 2016.
The Lviv DanceSport Open Cup Championships, organised by Lviv’s ‘Aelita’ dance club and the Ukrainian Sport Dance Association, were held at Lviv’s Gratsya Sport Complex at the Pivdenny mall on November 19-20.