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Ihor Lysov and Dmytro Yekimov: Ukraine could be proud of hosting of the European Diving Championship!

June 9, 2017
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The media tour, where the preparation for the European Diving Championship was shown, took place in the best modern capital Centre of Sports “Liko” where the Diving Federation of Ukraine and the fitness club Sport Life are located.

The event was visited by the channels: STB, ISTV, Novy, 24 Channel, 5 Channel as well as by more than 10 Internet and print media. 

“Today Sport Life has 50 fitness clubs, we are planning to enlarge the network to 100 fitness clubs in the coming three years that could be seriously regarded as a tremendous contribution into the development of sports infrastructure of the state and mass health improvement of the country population, — noted Dmytro Yekimov, the founder of the group of companies Sport Life. — Every club has its special feature, sport it was designed for. We receive the Diving Championship in the Sport Life Teremky club. We are ready to receive the Squash Championships in Lviv. In the Kyiv club at Chernihivska — Boxing and Martial Arts Championships”. 

Mr. Yekimov also emphasized: “Ukraine could be proud of hosting of the European Football Championship EURO 2012. This year — a brilliant arranging of the Eurovision, and the European Diving Championship will start on Monday. That’s what creates a positive image of Ukraine in the international arena”. 

“Our national team is quite successful in the European tournaments, is among the top four sports teams of Europe. The European Swimming Association took a decision last year to give Ukraine a right to hold the European Championship, — said Ihor Lysov, the president of the Diving Federation, during the media tour. 24 European countries will participate in this event. We expect nearly 150 sportsmen and a delegation of about 300 people. We have already met the representatives of the national teams of Great Britain, Germany and Bulgaria and wait for the participants from other countries. The ceremonial opening of the European Diving Championship and competitions will start from June 12”. 

Ihor Lysov also noted: “It should be understood how socially important it is to encourage people to do sport and create necessary conditions for this. There are very few people like Dmytro Yekimov who made a contribution to the development of our country and building a healthy nation, in shaping the future and other ideology. Today it’s fashionable to do sport!”