In Kiev, the Minister of youth and sports Ihor Zhdanov presented to the national Paralympic team that will represent Ukraine at the XV summer Paralympic Games in Rio. About it reports a press-service of the Ministry.
155 Kalinichev will represent Ukraine in the following disciplines: rowing, Cycling, sitting volleyball, judo, wheelchair fencing, swimming, table tennis, shooting and archery, cerebral palsy football, track, highway, paratriathlon and the goal-ball.
Zhdanov said that this year the government decided about the gradual increase of rewards for winners and prize-winners of the Paralympics. “Champions will receive about $40 thousand, silver prize – winners- to $26 thousand, bronze – $18 thousand,” – said Zhdanov.
Solemnly Paralympic team in Rio will hold on 27 August at 19:00 at the independence square in Kiev.