The government has decided to ensure the participation of Ukraine in international competitions “Games of the unconquered” in 2021

KIEV. June 17. UNN. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine at a meeting on Wednesday decided to ensure the participation of the Ukrainian team “Games undefeated” in an international sporting event in 2021. About it reports a press-service of the Cabinet, reports UNN.

“At the initiative of the Ministry of veterans Affairs of Ukraine, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine adopted the decision on the organization and provision of training of the Ukrainian national team and its participation in 2021 at international sports competitions “Games of the unconquered,” – said the press service.

In KMU explained that the need for transfer arose in connection with the decision of the Council and the Foundation for international sporting competitions “Games of the unconquered,” in connection with the distribution of COVID-19, determine the period of the competition for 2021.

It is reported, since this decision will allow to continue training for the competition Ukrainian national team.

Team tryouts were conducted last year in three cities: Odessa, Lviv and Kiev. For participation in the selection signed up 350 veterans, of which, in total, 20 athletes enrolled in the national team.

National team “Games undefeated” will represent Ukraine in 8 kinds of sports, in particular swimming, running, shot put, discus, wheelchair basketball. The team is entirely composed of newcomers – none of the athletes had not previously participated in these competitions.

Recall, the organizing Board of the “Games of the unconquered-2020”, which was held in the Hague, in March announced the transfer next year because of the pandemic coronavirus disease COVID-19.