Ukraine is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe. Kiev is the capital and largest city of Ukraine.
Ukraine has been taking part in the Summer Paralympics since 1996.
Ukraine will once again compete at the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 7 to 18 September 2016.
So far, Ukraine has participated in 5 Summer Paralympics Games, and has won 84 Gold, 78 Silver and 95 Bronze medals.
I am sure people of Ukraine would be eager to know about Athletes / Participants taking part in Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
Ukraine Athletes Participating in Rio 2016 Summer Paralympics:
7-a-side football -
- Men’s Team – Konstiantyn Symashko, Denys Ponomarov, Taras Dutko, Edhar Kahramanian, Yevhen Zinoviev, Stanislav Podolskyi, Volodymyr Antoniuk, Vitaliy Trushev, Artem Krasylnykov, Bohdan Kulynych, Ivan Shkvarlo, Vitalii Romanchuk, Oleh Len and Serhii Zinchenko.
- Roksolana Dzoba-Balyan – Women’s
- Iryna Volynets – Women’s
- Women’s Team
- Nataliya Nikolaychyk – Women’s -52 kg
- Inna Cherniak – Women’s -57 kg
- Iryna Husieva – Women’s -63 kg
- Oleksandr Hrechko – Men’s KL1
- Svitlana Kupriianova – Women’s KL1
- Mykola Syniuk – Men’s KL2
- Nataliia Lagutenko – Women’s KL2
- Serhii Yemelianov – Men’s KL3
- Andrii Doroshenko – R1 – 10m Air Rifle standing men SH1
- Iryna Liakhu – P3 – 25m Pistol Mixed SH1
- Vasyl Kovalchuk – R4 – 10m Air Rifle Standing Mixed SH2
- Olga Mustafaieva – P4 – 50m Pistol Mixed SH1
- Oleksii Denysiuk P3 – 25m Pistol Mixed SH1
- Iurii Stoviev R1 Men’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1
Sitting volleyball -
- Men’s Team
- Women’s Team
- Dmytro Vynohradets – Men’s 200m Freestyle S3.
- Kateryna Istomina – Women’s 100m Butterfly S8
- Yelyzaveta Mereshko – Women’s 400m Freestyle S6
- Anna Stetsenko – Women’s 50m Freestyle S13
- Hennadii Boiko – Men’s 100m Backstroke S1
- Anton Kol – Men’s 100m Backstroke S1
- Serhii Palamarchuk – Men’s 100m Backstroke S2