Kostevich and Abramenko – the best athletes of Ukraine to 2018

Alexander Abramenko and Elena Kostevich / twitter.com/olympicUA

Shooter Olena kostevych and Olympic champion in freestyle Alexander Abramenko was recognized as the best athletes of Ukraine in the 2018 version of the NOC.

In the capital’s “Olympic” was held the awarding ceremony “Heroes of sports year”, the winners received their awards.

Best sportsman of the year


  • Alexander Abramenko – champion of the Olympic winter games in freestyle


  • Jean Beleniuk is the silver medalist of the world championship on Greco-Roman wrestling
  • Oleg Verniaiev – silver medalist of the world championship on sports gymnastics

Best sportswoman of the year:


  • Elena Kostevich – champion and bronze medalist of world and European Championships, holds the world record


  • Darya eng – world champion in judo
  • Elina Svitolina – winner of the tournament in Brisbane, Dubai and Rome and the Final of the WTA tournament

The best team of the year: Elena Kostevich and Oleg Omelchuk bronze medalists of world and European Championships, world record holders

Coach of the year: Enver Ablaev coach of the national team of Ukraine on freestyle

Olympic hope: Catherine Cherny champion of the youth Olympic games in epee fencing

Story of the year: Alla Cherkasova world champion in wrestling

Note that the recording of the ceremony you will be able to watch on the TV-channel XSPORT April 6.

We will remind, last year the best athlete was Alexander Khizhnyakand sportswoman Olga Harlan.

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