Athletes from the Odessa region will take part in the Youth Olympic Games-2018

13 September 2018, 15:00
Athletes from the Odessa region will take part in the Youth Olympic Games-2018

Three athletes from the Odessa region will compete for the championship at the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games-2018. Awards will be played from 6 to 18 October in the Argentinean capital Buenos Aires. This was reported in the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of the Odessa Regional State Administration.

"The composition of the national team includes Anna Stupak - basketball, Anastasiya Balaban - judo, as well as Igor Troyanovsky - swimming. They will compete among young athletes from 206 countries of the world ", - stressed Valentina Kolchak, Head of the Department of Physical Culture and Sport of the Odessa Regional State Administration.

It should be noted that in 2010 and 2014 athletes from the Odessa region have already climbed on the pedestal of the Youth Olympic Games. They replenished the national team's bundle with bronze medals in judo and wrestling competitions. And boxer Ramil Hajiyev won the victory.

Recall that the 2018 Youth Olympic Games will last 12 days. During this time, participants aged 15 to 18 will play 241 sets of awards in 32 sports.