Lviv Sports

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.

American football

Issue 114, July 2018.
American football returned to Lviv’s Yunist Stadium on July 8th, as our local Levy squad played host to match against Kyiv’s Stallions within Western division of Ukrainian Top League of American Football ULAF championship.

Leopolitan Canoers Win 4 Medals

Issue 114, July 2018.
Eight athletes from Lviv were among over 700 canoers from 33 countries to take part in the European Junior Canoe Sprint Championships in Italy last month. The Ukrainian team took home four titles and 10 medals, including four medals for Leopolitan canoers.

Ukrainian Aquabike Championships

Issue 114, July 2018.
The first stage of the Ukrainian Aquabike Championship was held at Shklo Lake on 22-24 June. Aquabike is one of the fastest, most spectacular, demanding, and entertaining sports on water. The edge-of-your-seat racing delivers improbable feats of artistry and insane aerial acrobatics.

May Athlete of the Month – Khrystyna Pohranychna

Issue 114, July 2018.
Lviv’s junior gymnast Khrystyna Pohranychna was named Lviv’s Athlete of the Month for May. The 15-year-old won gold medals in the ribbon and all-around events at the World Gymnasiade in Morocco in May.

Innovo – The New Quality of Life!

Issue 113, June 2018.
For nine years already, the Innovo Medical Centre of Physical Therapy & Pain Medicine has improved the quality of life of people and their physical condition thanks to the hard work of both its children’s and adults’ departments.

Motocross at Mayorivka

Issue 113, June 2018.
Lviv’s legendary Mayorivka racetrack played host to a series of Lviv Open Cup motocross competition on 20 May. Formerly known as one of Europe’s most difficult tracks, the Mayorivka event drew competitors from across Ukraine, Lithuania, and Poland.

Lviv Wins Water Polo Championship

Issue 113, June 2018.
Lviv’s Dynamo water polo club took home their third straight Ukrainian Water Polo Championship ahead of runners-up Kharkiv Slobozhanets and third-place Mariupol Illichevets.

European Bodybuilding Championships

Issue 113, June 2018.
Lviv’s Malevich Night Club hosted the WABBA European Open Bodybuilding Championships on 19 May. Bodybuilding was a relatively unknown pastime in the USSR but has been enthusiastically embraced in the region since its collapse. Ukrainian bodybuilders and fitness performers have made their mark at the world level and the country remains among the most competitive in the modern sport.

Firefighters Competition

Issue 113, June 2018.
Some of Lviv region’s fittest firefighters took part in the annual firefighting sports competition at the Lviv Region’s State Emergency Service of Ukraine Sports Complex on 15 May. This year’s event gathered 18 teams to compete in events like 100-metre obstacle course, four-storey hook ladder climb, 3-floor climb with extension ladder, 4x100 metre relay, and combat deployment.