In the National palace of arts "Ukraine" the grandiose sports festival - a rewarding ceremony "Heroes of sports year-2008" took place.
The third year National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, the ministry of affairs of a family, youth and sports, and also the committee of the Verkhovna Rada concerning a family, youth policy, sports and tourism gathers Olympic champions and prize-winners of different years, experts and trainers, everything who works for the benefit of domestic sports. Nowadays victors of the Olympic Beijing, other international competitions became heroes. The good mood to all present was provided by show stars - business and a theatrical stage - Ania Lorac, Yvo Bobul, Kamaliya, Victor Pavlik, Anatoly Hostikoyev, Bogdan Benyuk.
Among heroes of sports year there are also two Nikolaev girls - sablistka Olga Harlan and Elena Homrovaya. Their girlfriends rose by a scene of "Ukraine" on a gold Beijing team - Galina Pundik and Olga Zhovnir from Neteshin also. In total together they - "The best team of year". And the fencing coach Vadim Guttsayt is recognized as "The best trainer of year".
Here winners in other nominations. "The best athlete of year" - Vasyl Lomachenko. "The best sportswoman of year" - Inna Osipenko - Radom. "Sensation of year" - Natalia Dobrynskaya. "The best sports organizer of year" - Vladimir Brynzak. "Strong spirit (Paralympic sports)" - Andrey Kalina. "Together with Olympians (not Olympic sports)" - Nikolay Shcherbak, Sergey Popov. "Sports glory of Ukraine" - Lyudmila Gurevich and Victor Tsybulenko. "National choice" - Anna Bessonova. "A special award "Fair play" - Nikolay Zots. Special award of the International Olympic Committee "For nobility and observance of the principles of a fair play" - Sergey Bubka. The special award "For devotion to business" - Anatoly Usenko, reports a press - service NOC.