Lviv Sports

Volleyball: Lviv Winners in Volleyball’s Super League

Issue 120, February 2019.
Lviv’s Barkom-Kazhany continues to be the class of Ukraine’s Volleyball Super League, leading the way with 62 points in 12 rounds – seven points up on Sertse Podillya.

Ukraine’s triumphal silver in Parallel Snowboard

Issue 120, February 2019.
Postgraduate of Lviv State University of Physical Culture Annamari Dancha won silver at the Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships that took place in USA from February 1 to 10.

January Athlete of the Month: Olena Starikova

Issue 120, February 2019.
Leopolitan cyclist Olena Starikova was named Lviv’s Athlete of the Month for January after starring in several international events.

Leopolitan Wins Bronze in Badminton

Issue 120, February 2019.
The Badminton National Cup took place in Kyiv over the 30 January to 2 February weekend, where Lviv was represented by athletes from the Children & Youth sports school and local badminton club.

December Athlete of the Month: Olena Starikova

Issue 119, January 2019.
Lviv region’s Olena Starikova was named Lviv’s December Athlete of the Month after starring in the third round of the Tissot UCI Cycling World Cup last month. The star cyclist returned home from an event at Berlin’s Velodrome with two medals – a gold in the 500m and bronze in the sprint.

Winter Fairy Tale Gymnastics

Issue 119, January 2019.
Lviv’s Halychyna Sports Palace hosted the 2018 Winter Fairy Tale national artistic gymnastics tournament on 8-9 December. Nearly every region of Ukraine was represented among the 326 participants aged 6 to 18 years old, alongside athletes from Poland, Moldova, and Belarus.

Lviv’s Buksa Becomes National Chess Champion

Issue 119, January 2019.
Lviv’s Nataliya Buksa became the latest chess prodigy from Lviv to capture a national title after winning the Ukrainian Women’s Chess Championships in Kyiv last month. Buksa bested nine of the country’s finest chess players in a 10-player round-robin event that was highlighted with her claiming the title over Ternopil’s Olha Babiy.

Lviv Cyclist Stars at World Cup

Issue 118, December 2018.
Lviv region’s Olena Starikova was the star of the recent Tissot UCI Cycling World Cup that took place at Berlin’s Velodrome last month.

Veronika Marchenko – November’s Athlete of the Month

Issue 118, December 2018.
Leopolitan archer Veronika Marchenko was named November’s Athlete of the Month for her performance at the first-ever World Military Championships in Tehran, Iran last month.

Acrobatic Gymnastics

Issue 118, December 2018.
Baku, Azerbaijan’s sparkling National Gymnastics Arena hosted the FIG Acrobatic Gymnastics World Cup on 17-18 November.