On April 27, Uzhgorod Sports Fest – 2018 took place in the regional center, on Teatralna Square.
The purpose of this event is to popularize and develop sport in our region, – the obolok.com.ua reported. The program of the fest consisted of demonstrative performances by pupils of the youth sports schools and representatives of various federations.
In total, more than 15 sports were presented. In addition to well-known ones, such as cycling, taekwondo, fencing, boxing, karate, athletics, chess, checkers, judo, weightlifting, there were also less popular ones, in particular, floorball, shidokan karate, combat hopak.
Transcarpathians also actively go in for martial arts. Shidokan karate coach, Mykola Bratasyuk, noticed that Transcarpathians have remarkable successes in this sport. Currently, about 400 athletes go in for it.
As for the combat hopak, it is only beginning to develop in Uzhgorod. However, its representatives will make every effort to bring it to a high level.
The participants of the sports festival were well prepared for this event and demonstrated all their athletic skills.