Lviv Sports

.   Category  ‘Fitness”    winners    with medals  and  trophies

Ukrainian bodybuilding champs

Issue 18, November 2009.
Ukrainian bodybuilding champs crowned Lviv welcomed the country’s leading bodybuilding ladies and gents in October for the Ukrainian national NABBA fitness and bodybuilding championships.

Local hero grabs speedway laurels

Issue 17, October 2009.
Lviv’s growing reputation as a regional speedway hub grew in September when the city’s SKA track played host to an international competition featuring participants from seven countrie

Lviv archers hit the bull’s eye

Issue 17, October 2009.
Lviv has long been home to Ukraine’s leading archery school, with a long list of international competition winners and Olympic champions testifying to the caliber of the local talent.

Boxing Beauty

Issue 17, October 2009.
At first glance Lviv’s latest female celebrity appears to have come off the same conveyor belt of super stars which churns out the country’s endless supply of beautiful, confident young ladies who Ukraine’s decorate TV screens and advertising billboards. However, Olena ‘The Hunter’ Ovchynnikova may look comfortable in front of the cameras but she is no mere pop starlet or iconic movie star – in fact Olena is a newly-crowned kickboxing world champion who also has the looks and the style to become a living legend in both Lviv and beyond.

Lviv heroes relive Soviet Cup glory

Issue 16, September 2009.
On August 17 the veterans of Karpaty Lviv’s legendary 1969 Soviet Cup winning side came together for a nostalgic event that allowed them to reminisce about what remains the club’s single top honour.

New Football Exhibition as Part of Euro 2012 Build-Up

Issue 15, July 2009.
June saw the opening of Lviv’s first ever Football Exhibition (located inside Lviv Art Palace, Kopernyka str., 15) as the city’s preparations for Euro 2012 cranked up another gear. The exhibition featured a wide range of artefacts including cups, medals and trophies won by local sides and footballers hailing originally from Lviv.

Shakhtar Donetsk Hero brings UEFA Cup to Lviv

Issue 15, July 2009.
Donetsk star and Lviv native Dmytro Chyhrynskyi brought the UEFA Cup to Lviv last month as part of ongoing nationwide celebrations to mark the Donbass club’s historic win.

Eurofan Contest Boosts Lviv’s Euro 2012 Credentials

Issue 15, July 2009.
As Lviv struggles to meet UEFA’s November 30 deadline to prove it is fit to host games during Euro 2012 the city received a timely boost in the shape of the fun and well-attended Eurofan-2009 tournament between teams made up of rival sets of supporters from some of the continent’s most famous clubs...

Lviv Fight Night Tradition Continues

Issue 15, July 2009.
The modern tradition of fight night boxing extravaganzas in Lviv which was started in 2008 by local hero Andrey Kotelnik continued last month when Lviv pugilist Viktor Plotnikov defeated Uzbek contender Sherzodbek Alimdzhanov...

Lviv Hosts Euro Speedway Qualifiers

Issue 14, June 2009.
May saw Lviv welcome some of the hottest speedway talents from the region for European Championship qualifiers which featured sportsmen from Italy, the Czech Republic, Latvia, Poland, Russia, Slovenia and Slovakia