Lviv Sports

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.

Race Nation 2018

Issue 116, October 2018.
Lviv’s popular night hotspot !FESTRepublic Club was the scene for Lviv’s iteration of the modern obstacle course Race Nation. Today, there are more than 5,000 types of endurance races across the globe and they have become quite popular in Ukraine. Since starting in 2015, Race Nation now offers annual endurance races in Kyiv, Odesa, Kharkiv, Dnipro, Ternopil, Bukovel and, of course, Lviv. Hundreds of thrill-seeking daredevils gathered for the Lviv race; one might even call them masochists – or how better to describe those willing to pay money to roll around in mud, plunge into ice ponds, scale giant walls, and carry heavy sandbags?

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.

Lviv Open Cycling Championship

Issue 115, September 2018.
Lviv’s SKA bike track hosted the Lviv Open Cycling Championship from 11-13 August.

National Dragon Boat Races

Issue 115, September 2018.
Picturesque Navaria Lake, located just outside of Lviv, played host to the Lviv Cup National Dragon Boat races on 18-19 August. Eight of the top teams in Ukraine competed in mixed and open races at the distances of 200m, 500m, and 2000m.