Before the Olympic Games-2008 National committee of Ukraine headed by the president Sergey Bubka announced competition on the best sports journalist and the best sports photo.
For several months journalists from all Ukraine sent to NOC the written works, video - and photographic materials.
At the beginning of November reception of works came to the end, and the jury started summing up the results of the VIII All-Ukrainian competition among sports journalists "Ukraine Olympic".
During meeting of the Commission of NOC "Mass media and promotion of the Olympic Movement" were defined the best in 12 nominations: The best socially - the political newspaper (sports department), the Best sports newspaper, the Best sports magazine of the year, the Best cyclic sports TV program, the Best cyclic sports radio program, the Best electronic edition (sports department), the Best sports journalists, the Best sports newspaper photographers, For devotion to the Olympic Movement, the Debut in sports journalism, For the best covering of the Olympic Games in Beijing, Women in sports.
And the nomination "The Best Sports Journalists" was won by the Nikolaev journalist Sergey Rozumyak.
For the first time this year NOC defined winners of competition on the best sports photo. To jury consideration the works were sent by professional press photographers and fans from 16 regions of the country. Competition was held in 7 nominations - the first children's achievements, intense competition, a sports family, from mass character to professional skill, the woman in sports, sports emotions and the trainer.
In this nomination Evgeny Laskin became the best Nikolaev sports press photographer.
All winners will receive mementoes from National Olympic Committee.