Lviv Sports

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.

September Athlete of the Month: Pavlo Korostylov

Issue 116, October 2018.
Lviv’s amazing Pavlo Korostylov was named Lviv’s September Athlete of the Month for his exceptional performance at the ISSF World Shooting Championships held in Changwon, South Korea from 2-14 September.

Lviv’s Summer Athletes of the Month

Issue 115, September 2018.
Lviv’s star canoer Dmytro Ozymok and versatile triathlete Sofiya Pryyma were named Lviv’s athletes of the month for June and July by the Lviv City Council’s Department of Sports and Youth.

Leopolitan Wins Bronze Medal in Rowing

Issue 115, September 2018.
Lviv’s Anastasia Gorlova paired with Poltava’s Maria Kychasova-Skoryk Chichasova-Skorik to win Ukraine an exciting bronze medal in 200 m pairs kayak at the 2018 world championships in Montemor-o-Velho, Portugal.