Today, in Uzhgorod, Croton will be remembered again (Announcement)
As we reported, today, November 13, at 17.00, in the Transcarpathian Regional Universal Scientific Library, there will be the presentation of the book by Anton Kopynets "Ivan "Croton" Strong".
Anton Kopynets is one of the founders of the Transcarpathian radio and television, in our region he is known as a lifetime biographer of the athlete Ivan Firtsak - Croton. Anton Kopynets was a friend of the famous athlete, so he recorded his biography first hand.
This year, the original biographical novel "Ivan "Croton" Strong" by Anton Kopynets was finally released. This book was written in 1969, and published in 1972 significantly abridged. "I am holding the full version of the novel, as conceived and written by Mr. Anton and given a new life by his descendants, first of all granddaughter Lina Degtyareva. She also wrote the introduction about her grandfather" - Transcarpathian radio journalist Victoria Petishko told us.
Lina Degtyarevs is a Kyiv designer, but she visits Uzhgorod from time to time. On her Facebook page, she wrote that recently she had plunged into the archives of her grandfather Anton Kopynets.