Yesterday, on Sunday, August 17, nikolayevets met our great sportswomen - Olympic champions Olga Harlan and Elena Homrova.
For the first time the Ukrainian national team from fencing on sabers got the right in fight and participated in the Olympic Games and therefore to all inhabitants of Nikolaev twice pleasantly that our compatriots became the first Olympic champions in Ukraine in this team competition. They forever minted the names in history of the modern Olympic Movement and in sports history of Ukraine.
The head of the Nikolaev regional state administration Alexey Garkusha and his deputy took part in grand welcome of sweatshirts - the chairman of office of National Olympic Committee of Ukraine in the Nikolaev area Vladimir Lusta.
Welcoming Olympic champions, Alexey Garkusha expressed sincere gratitude to honored trainers of Ukraine Anatoly Shlikaryu, Artem Skorokhod and Yury Marchenko who prepared for the Olympic Games of our sportswomen. The governor also thanked the director specialized детско - junior sports school of the Olympic reserve to Alexander Kuzkov, the president of regional federation of fencing Andrey Murlyan for education and the preparation organization at once two gold medallists of the XXIX Olympic Games in Beijing.
The head of area wished to winners that the success at the Olympic Games added them forces and enthusiasm on a way to new sporting vital achievements.