On Saturday, March 30, in Kiev at the NSC “Olimpiyskiy” took place the celebration of “Heroes of sports year” in Ukraine. The winners of the “Sports Oscar-2018” has defined the members of Ukrainian sport Academy by secret ballot.
The best sportsman of the year is recognized as a champion of the Olympic games-2018 in freestyle Alexander Abramenko, informs “Today”.
The award for best sportswoman of the year was won by the champion and bronze medalist of world and European Championships, holds the world record of Elena Kostevich.
And coach of the year was named the coach of the Olympic champion and Pyeongchang Alexander Abramov Enver Ablaev. The winner also received the prize in the amount of 75 thousand UAH.
In addition, winners in other nominations:
Story of the year:
- Alla Cherkasova – world champion in wrestling.
The best team of the year:
- Duo gunmen Elena Kostevich / Oleg Omelchuk – the bronze medalists of world and European holders of the world record.
Olympic hope of Ukraine:
- Catherine Chorniy – champion of the III Youth Olympic games in fencing on swords.
Strong in spirit (Paralympic sports):
- Oksana Shishkova – winner of 6 awards (2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze) XII Paralympic winter games in biathlon and cross-country skiing among athletes with visual impairment.
Together with Olympians (non-Olympic sports):
- Igor Lubchenco – the world champion on the Thai Boxing Muay Thai.
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