Ukraine won its first medal at the “Games of the unconquered-2018” news ZIK.UA

Україна завоювала першу медаль на «Іграх Нескорених-2018» – новини ZIK.UA

On the first day of competition at the “Games of the unconquered-2018” in Sydney (Australia) Ukrainian Denis Fyschuk received a bronze medal in the race.

This is the first medal for the Ukrainian team in the current competition and the first two years, a medal in Cycling, the press service of the defense Ministry.

Україна завоювала першу медаль на «Іграх Нескорених-2018» – новини ZIK.UA

“The speed, as for fans, it was a pretty sharp turn and finish up. The highest speed reached 60 km/h. Overall, happy with the performance, did everything I could,” said Fyschuk.

First place went to the representative of great Britain, and the second Australian.

Україна завоювала першу медаль на «Іграх Нескорених-2018» – новини ZIK.UA

With the victory of the Ukrainian athlete was congratulated by the President Petro Poroshenko.

“I congratulate Denis Viduka with bronze, produced in Cycling at the time, and Sergei Szymczak with fourth place. Keep it up, indomitable!”, – the message reads.

As you know, the “Games of the unconquered”), an international sports competition for military personnel and veterans with disabilities acquired during the performance of official duties. The participation of the representatives of the countries-members of NATO, as well as strategic partners of the Alliance.

For the first time “Games of the unconquered,” was founded by the British Prince Harry, took place in 2014 in London. This year the competitions involve teams from 18 countries: Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, UK, USA

Ukraine stands in six sports disciplines – athletics, swimming, rowing simulator, road Cycling, archery and weightlifting. Last year Ukraine took part in the “Games undefeated” in Canada. Then in the Games competed 550 military personnel and veterans. Ukrainian athletes won eight gold, three silver and three bronze awards.

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