Rio 2016

Rio 2016: Canoeist Cheban bags second gold for Ukraine

Ukraine's Iurii Cheban has won gold with 39.279 points in the final round of the single canoeing event. Valentin Demyanenko from Azerbaijan claimed the silver medal with 39.493 points, bronze went to the Barazilian Isaquias Queiroz Dos Santos (39.628 points). Iurii Cheban brought

Rio 2016: Ukraine’s athlete Bondarenko wins bronze in high jump

Ukraine’s athlete Bohdan Bondarenko has won the bronze medal in high jump at 2.33 m at the Olympic Games 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, reports. The Canadian Derek Drouhin has won gold with the result of 2.38 m and Motaz Barsha of

Rio 2016: Gymnast Oleh Verniaiev wins first Olympic gold for Ukraine

The Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev, 22, has won the gold medal with the result of 16.041 points, reports. USA's Danell Leyva won the silver medal with 15.900 points, Russia’s David Belyavskiy got 15.783 points and won the bronze medal. Verniaiev brought the first

Rio 2016: Wrestler Beleniuk bags fourth Olympic silver medal for Ukraine

Ukraine’s Zhan Beleniuk won the silver medal in a Wrestling Men's Greco-Roman 85 kg competition at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro on Monday August 15, reports with reference to Interfax-Ukraine. In the decisive fight, he was beaten by Russian

Rio 2016: Ukrainian gymnast Oleh Verniaiev wins silver medal at the Olympic Games

Verniaiev was competing in the artistic gymnastics men's individual all-around on Wednesday evening, UNIAN reports. Earlier, the gymnast took the first place in the qualification round on August 6 and was close to confirming his spot in the competition on August 10,

Rio 2016: Ukrainian Elina Svitolina outplayed Serena Williams at Olympics

Ukrainian tennis player Elina Svitolina outplayed the American in two sets of women’s tournament with a score of 6:4 and 6:3 and reached the quarterfinals, reports. On August 10, Svitolina will play the two-times Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova from the Czech

Ukraine’s second medal in Rio 2016: Olga Kharlan wins bronze in fencing

Ukrainian Olga Kharlan has won the bronze medal at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics on Monday evening. She won Manon Brunet from France with the score 15:10, reports. The Russians Yana Egorian and Sofya Velikaya won the gold and the silver

Rio 2016: Ukrainian Kou Lei defeates French Gauzy

"Kou Lei defeated the representative of France and continues to fight in the table tennis tournament at the Olympic Games," the press-service of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine said, Interfax-Ukraine reports. Earlier Lei has outplayed the Egyptian Amar Assar by a score

Rio 2016: Ukrainian gymnast Radivilov reaches final

"Our gymnast has reached the final in his best vault and helped the whole team. We cheer for Ihor very much," Minister of Youth and Sport Ihor Zhdanov wrote on his Facebook page, according to Interfax-Ukraine. Earlier the representative of the

Rio Olympics 2016: Ukraine to march 195th during opening ceremony parade

During the opening ceremony, Ukraine will be marching 195th of 207 participant countries, the country’s NOC reported, reports with reference to 112 Ukraine TV channel. “The organizers chose to adhere to the alphabetical order; by the tradition, Greece will be opening