Volunteers who assisted
On October 17, the news agency «MOST-Dnepr» held a press conference on the topic «The volunteers who assisted soldiers from the area of ATO, the Ministry of Defence awarded with medals.»
The press conference was attended by:
- Honored coach of Ukraine Anatoliy Voloshin;
- Honored coach of Ukraine Valentin Ivashchenko;
- Champion of Ukraine in fighting Paul Moskaliev;
- Champion of Ukraine in fighting Daniel Nedayvoda.
Anatoly Voloshin said that Dnipropetrovsk region took the 2nd place in the Championship of Ukraine on fighting, «Dnipropetrovsk region took the 2nd place in the Championship of Ukraine on fighting, we gave way to the city of Kiev. Were very complex and serious fights. These competitions were three sections: light contact, metered contact and demonstration equipment. Our team brought 15 gold medals, 18 silver and 20 bronze. Compared to last year, this is quite a good result, especially for children’s competitions. Also on the Ukrainian Championship was held draw vouchers for European Championship fighting in Holland, we won 15 vouchers. The championship will be held in March next year «- he said.
He also said that if the Ukrainian Federation of unarmed combat a charitable foundation that assists military zone of ATO: «We at the Federation of martial arts has set up a charitable foundation, it is called» Veles Ukraine. «In Krivoy Rog we have 2 children at home, we help. When we started in the country ATO, this fund, instead of helping athletes and people with disabilities, began to assist the military in the area ATO. We prepared all the guys that went to various special forces. First, what we face - the lack of food, we gathered the students, parents, began to collect food. We also collected money for special equipment. Then we are faced with the fact that the wounded need medication. We started again began to collect funds to apply to volunteers. Then started buying form. SBU handed our children award for volunteer assistance and achievements in sports. In our area such letters received 5 people «- he said.
Valentin Ivashchenko said that the boys who took part in the Championship of Ukraine on fighting had the opportunity to try to assemble and disassemble the machine: «The tournament was very personable. Were the first persons of the SBU, the Interior Ministry, landing troops and Sports Minister. In addition, the guys who came from the ATO and law enforcement officers showed the boys assembly and disassembly of the machine, Latest weapons, camouflage cloaks. All these children can not only see, but also hold in their hands «- he said.
Paul Moskaliev reported that the Ukrainian Championship he brought 3 medals: «The competition was ambitious, I had not participated in such. Were difficult battles and a very large number of participants, but we still managed to take second place. I brought the Ukrainian Championship fighting two gold medals and one silver. One gold for light contact, the second — for the demonstration of weapons techniques. Silver medal for demonstrating the art without weapons «- he said.
Daniel Nedayvoda shared his impressions of the Ukrainian Championship in fighting: «Most of all I remember the final fight Championship light contact with the people of Kiev. The fight was intense, but I won. My second fight was dosed contact, he was too busy, and I also won. I appreciate his performance in the Championship well enough «- he said.