The best athletes with disabilities were awarded in Uzhgorod
Today, on the occasion of the International Day of Disabled Persons, the competitions for athletes with disabilities took place in the sport complex "Yunist". The participants were competing in futsal, volleyball, athletics, table tennis, chess, checkers and powerlifting.
The Deputy Head of the region Oleksandr Petik noted that athletes with disabilities were a model of strong will and the victory of spirit: "These are people, who have not succumbed to their illnesses, but, in defiance of fate, have overcome them. Athletes with disabilities like no other symbolize the best human qualities - strength, health, beauty, courage and commitment to the cherished goal - victory!".
For sporting achievements, people with disabilities received cash prizes, certificates and gifts.