Ukraine wins third gold medal at Invictus Games

Ukraine wins third gold medal at Invictus Games

Ukraine has won a third gold medal on the third day of the Invictus Games, the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry has reported.

"The third day of the Invictus Games in Sydney - the third gold medal for the Ukrainian national team. This time in powerlifting. Congratulations to Oleksandr Havrylenko!" reads the report.

The Invictus Games are international sports competitions for servicemen and women with disabilities acquired during the performance of official duties. Representatives of NATO member states, as well as strategic partners of the alliance, take part in the competitions.

The Invictus Games, founded by British Prince Harry, were first held in London in 2014. Teams from 18 countries are taking part in the competitions this year, in particular, from Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, and the United States.


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