Ukrainians won 6 medals on the first day of the “Invincible Games”

Ukrainians won 6 medals on the first day of the “Invincible Games”

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Ukraine won 6 medals on the first day of the international veterans competition in Dusseldorf at the “Invincible Games”. They added 1 gold, 3 silver and 2 bronze medals to the prize fund, says the page of the Ukrainian team. The participants competed in athletics, powerlifting, and played the opening matches of wheelchair rugby. Oleksandr Makovey won gold in the shot put in the IF8 category. Oleksandr Makovey at the competition. Photo: Invictus Games: Team Ukraine Silver awards are given to Volodymyr Hera in the IF7 sitting shot put and Mykola Zaritskyi in the IF1 discus throw. During the competition, Volodymyr Gera Maksym Zubov also won silver in powerlifting in the IP6 category. Vadim Maznichenko won bronze in the shot put in the IF6 category and Volodymyr Tovkis in the discus throw in the IF2 category. Vadym Maznichenko Ukrainian paramedic Yulia Paevska (Tyra) also took part in powerlifting. She finished 12th out of the medal standings in the women’s IP3 category. Tyra, after the performance, the Ukrainian wheelchair rugby team performed as part of a united team together with representatives of the national teams of Great Britain, the United States and South Korea. They beat Italy but lost to Great Britain. There is still a match against France ahead. It will be recalled that wounded servicemen participate in the “Invincible Games”. The first such competitions took place in 2014, but only in 2017 were Ukrainians able to perform at them for the first time. Read also: 24 military personnel will represent Ukraine at the Invincible Games in Germany

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