Water polo championship of Ukraine was inaugurated in Uzhgorod
Today, in Uzhgorod, there was the opening ceremony of the Water Polo Championship of Ukraine. Young men born in 2003 from all over Ukraine take part in the event. The competition is held at the sports complex "Burevisnyk" of UzhNU. The opening ceremony of the championship was attendted by the Regional Council Chairman Volodymyr Chubirko, Uzhgorod Mayor Victor Pogorelov and the head of Youth and Sports Department of the Regional State Administration Denys Man.
The competition is held in Uzhgorod for the first time since 1991. It will last six days. Almost 200 young athletes, a total of 15 teams have come. Volodymyr Chubirko opened the event.
"Since the swimming pool in the "Burevisnyk" was repaired at the expense of the regional budget, we can host nationwide competitions. The regional authorities will also take part in projects for repair of other sports facilities in our region. Thus, this year, 22 million has been allocated from the regional budget that will be spent on maintenance of sports facilities, holding of sports events. 71 sports grounds in the region already have been opened, it is planned to install 11 more. That is, we will continue doing everything possible to enable our younger generation to actively go in for sports", - Volodymyr Chubirko said.