Sport Life Group

The national team of Ukraine became the best in the team classification in the European Diving Championship in Kyiv

June 20, 2017

The official press conference of the management of the group of companies Sport Life and the Diving Federation of Ukraine dedicated to the final performance of the national team of Ukraine in the European Diving Championship in Kyiv was held on June 19 in the UNIAN press centre with the participation of the national TV broadcasts: 5 Channel, 24 Channel, STB, Novy Channel, ISTV, Business Channel. The medallists of the national diving team of Ukraine Anna Pysmenska, Oleh Kolodiy and the senior coach of the national diving team of Ukraine Tamara Tokmachova also participated in the press conference. 

It should be reminded that Ukraine hosted the European Diving Championship for the first time in history. The competitions were held on June 12-18 in one of the best sports facilities of Europe – the capital Centre of Sports “Liko” where the Diving Federation of Ukraine and the Sport Life fitness club are located.

Ihor Lysov, the president of the Diving Federation, commented on the final results of the competition during the press conference: “I congratulate Ukraine on the first team place in the European Diving Championship. Thank all sportsmen and coaches for the intensive training and spectacular competition in the championship. More than 100 sportsmen of 22 countries participated in the championship. They liked our city and country very much. The broadcasts made a fuss in all countries of Europe”. 

Ihor Lysov also emphasized: “We managed to host and organize the championship due to the ultramodern sports complex in Kyiv. It’s not only the excellent ground for the championships of any level, but a platform where our Ukrainian sportsmen could train. Our team is young and has a considerable potential for new victories in the Olympics and World Cups. In addition, our children’s school starts to train sportsmen from 4 years. That’s why I’m sure Ukraine has become a star of water sports forever”. 

“The grand sports event, the entire Ukraine could be proud of, was brilliantly organized, as well as EURO 2012 and the Eurovision”, — noticed Dmytro Yekimov, the founder of the group of companies Sport Life. — “Today we see significant benefits the society and state would get when private business constructs sports objects. There are also grounds among our 50 fitness clubs which are ready to receive the swimming, box, other martial arts, squash, strength and dance discipline championships at the world level. And the enlargement of the Sport Life network to 100 fitness clubs in the coming three years could be seriously regarded as a tremendous contribution into the development of sports infrastructure and mass health improvement of the country population. We would be ready to host the European and World Championships of a dozen of sports!”

Based on the results of the competitions Ukraine won “Championships Trophy” with 244 points in the European Diving Championship.