International table tennis tournament will be held in Uzhgorod

9 June 2013 12:38  8637550 038246
International table tennis tournament will be held in Uzhgorod

June 12-14, at the Uzhgorod Sport Complex "Yunist" there will the International table tennis tournament among disabled athletes with lesions of the musculoskeletal system and impaired mental and physical development. At the meeting in the press center "New Transcarpathia" they discussed the tournament, present and prospects of sport among disabled people in the region.

According to Oleksandr Lyzanets, the head of the Transcarpathian regional branch of the Ukrainian Federation of Sports for Disabled with Lesions of the Musculoskeletal System, athletes from fifteen regions agreed to participate in the competition. Foreign guests also have been invited. It is already known that participants from Moldova and Russia will take part.

Andriy Chehil, the head of the Regional Center of Physical Culture and Sports for Disabled "Invasport" said that this year's tournament will be the second. Last year the tournament was attended by about 55 athletes from eleven regions. This year, the competition became international.

The grand opening will take place on June 13 at 12.00 in the first hall of the sports complex "Yunist".

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