For two days - on November 15 and 16 - athletes from Zaporozhye, Ternopol, Mariupol, Nikolaev and ARE the Crimea aged from 13 till 50 years competed for the Cup of WPC of Ukraine-2008 on a press lying.
As a result, Andrey Kudryavtsev (Mariupol) and Champion of Europe, the graduate of NSU of V. Sukhomlinskogo Andrey Dyatlov (Nikolaev) appeared absolute winners Champion of Ukraine of 2008. Both athletes lifted a bar weighing 155 kg of 200 kg respectively.
After assignment of a rank of the winner A.Kudryavtsev shared the first emotions with MKMK: "I for the first time won the Cup of the all-around champion, and it is very pleasant. Though to a victory I went long enough - I train for twenty years, nevertheless, I consider that the big role was played today by luck. Yes, I am the all-around champion at present, in this place, but perfectly I understand that there are people who are much stronger than me".
The master of sports in powerlifting A. Dyatlov noted that it is impossible to call today's his indicator the maximum opportunities: during the World Cup-2007 it repeated a record of Europe, having successfully executed exercise on knee-bend with a bar weighing 300 kg.
In total 70 athletes took part in competitions, from them 40 people - nikolayevets. As the head of organizing committee Yury Kovalenko speaks, in our city there are many athletes of the high and average level of the preparation which emergence, from part, is promoted by a large number fitness - clubs and gyms of Nikolaev. "People are engaged long ago, respectively, results high: at these competitions 15 standards on a rank of the candidate for the master of sports and 6 standards - on the master of sports were executed. And this with the fact that the candidate of a grade is brought up at least two years and to become the master of sports, three more years" are necessary, - Yu. Kovalenko told.
Athletes from the Nikolaev regional Federation of powerlifting repeatedly took part in global various competitions. So, quite recently from the World Cup they brought a set of medals to Tolyatti. And in 2009 children plan to go to the European championship to France.However, until powerlifting don't recognize as the Olympic sport, athletes will need to find funds for trips independently.