Olympic Games Olympic Games - largest international complex sport competitions, which are conducted every four years. The tradition, which existed in ancient Greece, was revived at the end the 19th Century by French public figure Pierre by de [Kuberten]. The Olympic Games, the known also as summer Olympic Games, were conducted every four years, beginning from 1896, with exception of the years, which arrived to the World Wars. Were in 1924 founded the winter Olympic Games, which initially were conducted in the same year as summer. However, since 1994, the time of conducting the winter Olympic Games is shifted by two years relative to the time of conducting summer games.
Ukraine on the Olympic Games • Ukraine on the Olympic Games for the first time participated by separate command in 1994 on the winter games , and since then, participates on all summer and winter games. Thus far, Ukrainian athletes participated in the composition of the team of the Soviet Union from 1952 through 1988, and after the proclamation of the independence of the Ukraine, in 1992 in the composition Of the command. In the years of existence Ukrainian command earned 96 medals on the summer games and 5 on the winter. The national Olympic committee of the Ukraine was formed into 1990, and it was acknowledged by the International Olympic Committee into 1993.
Viktor Petrenko Viktor Petrenko (born June 27, 1969 in Odessa, Ukrainian SSR) - Soviet and Ukrainian skater, who spoke in singles skating. Olympic Champion 1992, World Champion (1992), three-time European champion (1990, 1991, 1994), World Junior Champion (1984).Honored Master of Sports of the USSR (1992), figure skating coach
Sergey Bubka Nazarovich Sergey Bubka Nazarovich - Soviet and Ukrainian athlete-athlete in pole vaulting, the first person in the world, hopping over six meters. Honored Master of Sports of the USSR (1983). Olympic champion 1988, world (1983, 1987, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997), Europe (1986), USSR (1984, 1985). The winner of the World Cup and Europe (1985) in the pole vault.
Andrey Derizemlya • Andrey Derizemlya (Ukrainian Andrіy Vasilovich Derizemlya, August 18, 1977, settlement Zhovtnevoe, Sumy region) - Ukrainian Biathlon, World Cup winner in 2007 Antolts-Anterselva.
Dennis O. Silantyev • Dennis O. Silantyev (born October 3, 1976, Kiev) - Honored master of sports of swimming, world champion, European champion, four-time World Cup winner in swimming, a silver medalist in Sydney Sport rewards are world championships (pond 50 m) gold Perthes 1998 200 m butterfly world championships (pond 25 m) silver Goteborg 1997 200 m butterfly bronze Hong Kong 1999 200 m butterfly bronze Athens 2000 100 m the butterfly
Natalia Yakushenko • Natalia Yakushenko (March 2, 1972, Kiev, USSR) - Ukrainian Soviet sanochnitsa, speaking in 1987 for the USSR national team and in 1991 for the national team of Ukraine. Took part in five Winter Olympics, the most successful of which were games in Albertville (1992) and Lillehammer (1994), where she finished eighth in the women's singles races.
Lilia A. Luda • Lilia A. Luda (Ukrainian Lіlіya Anatolіїvna Luda was born June 2, 1969 in Kiev) - Ukrainian sanochnitsa serving in this sport since 1985. Three times participated in the Winter Olympics (1998, 2002 and 2006), the best achievement is the 6 th place in 2002 and 2006 in singles. At the Winter Olympics in 2010 was the bearer of the Ukrainian team.
Yana Klochkova • Yana Klochkova Yana Klochkova Oleksandrіvna, August 7, 1982, Simferopol, USSR, USSR) - Ukrainian swimmer, who won five Olympic medals, including four "gold". Participant in three summer Olympics: 2000, 2004, 2008 (the last in the heats was not involved).