Ukrainian athletes win over 3,500 medals in 2016

Ukrainian athletes win over 3,500 medals in 2016

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Ukrainian athletes have won over 3,500 high awards at the international competitions this year.

Youth and Sports Minister of Ukraine Ihor Zhdanov said this at a Ministry’s board meeting today, the press service reports.

"Some people say our team did not succeed at the Olympics 2016. However, I am grateful for each of eleven Olympic medals. Each award is our common victory, the success of the whole of Ukraine," Zhdanov said.

Representatives of non-Olympic sports have won 2,641 medals, including 800 gold ones, in the international competitions.

In addition, Ukrainian athletes won 477 medals, including 203 gold ones, at Paralympics 2016.

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