If at the Olympic Games in Beijing for start there were 10,5 thousand athletes, competitions to their participation were shined by 22 thousand journalists from nearly 200 countries. In Kiev in National Olympic committee of Ukraine rewarding the winner of the competition "Ukraine Olympic" took place following the results of 2008.
As to the best sports edition of the country the president of NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka handed over NOC cup to the editor-in-chief of "The Nikolaev news" Anatoly Belonozhko. The award for the best sports department went to the Zaporozhskaya Pravda newspaper. "The Olympic arena", the best sports TV program - "Sportfayla" of Megasport TV channel is called by the best sports magazine of year Kiev. The best electronic edition (sports department) - "Sportglavred", the best cyclic radio program - "A sports planet" (A national radio company of Ukraine).
Two more Nikolaev reporters received honourable awards from hands of the legendary Ukrainian athlete. For a cycle of TV programs on Nikolaevsk regional television and the publication in the Nikolayevsky Business newspaper Sergey Rozumyak was among winners of the nomination "The Best Sports Journalists", and the officer of department of public relations of the Nikolaev regional Department of Internal Affairs, the member of Association of sports journalists of Ukraine Evgeny Laskin - in the list of winners of All-Ukrainian competition of the sports photo. As the president of NOC of Ukraine Sergey Bubka, cooperation with mass media - one of the priority areas of work of all international Olympic Movement noted. If at the Olympic Games in Beijing for start there were 10,5 thousand athletes, competitions to their participation were shined by 22 thousand journalists from nearly 200 countries. The head of NOC emphasized also that the success of Ukrainians at the Games-2006 is, including, and a result of the joint consolidated actions with representatives of a feather and a microphone.
As the chairman of the commission of NOC "Mass media and promotion of the Olympic Movement" Oleg Volkov, in present, eighth, All-Ukrainian competition reported, reporters of all 27 regions of Ukraine took part, and NOC works making this competition by even more prestigious.