Several sporting competitions organised in Ukraine

Several sporting competitions organised in Ukraine

February and March were busy months for the Committee for Physical Education and Sports of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, together with the Ukrainian Federation of Student Sports, Sports Student Union of Ukraine and sports federations, who were able to organise 14 sporting competitions for both school and university students across the country.

The Ukrainian Taekwondo Championship (WTF) for students was the first event to be held from February 23-28, with the Ukrainian Weightlifting Championship being organised over the same time.

Ukraine skiing

March saw several competitions hosted, including championships in cross-country skiing, sports orientation, rhythmic gymnastics and beach wrestling, which drew the biggest number of participants with 166 students - 118 boys and 48 girls - from five regions taking part.

Other sports codes included in the competitions organised included winter biathlon, sports climbing, futsal, tug of war and weightlifting.

Ukraine weightlifting

Despite national restrictions, the competitions were organised in a safe manner for all, with some events also being organised online.

A total of 868 pupils and 379 students took part across the 14 events.