Ukrainian team won the first gold medals at the international «Invictus Games-2018» competition.
Ukrainian team won the gold medal at «Invictus Games» — an international multidisciplinary competition for former and current military men who became disabled. The President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, reported it on his Twitter page.
Serhii Ilnytskyi and Olexander Bielobokov showed the best results in the discipline of rowing in the simulator in the categories Men's IR6 and IR3 speed in one minute.
«The first gold medals for the Ukrainian national team at „Invictus Games Sydney 2018“! Congratulations to Olexander Bielobokov and Serhii Ilnytskyi who have won these impressive victories in rowing in the simulators. Keep it up! Do not lower the tempo,» — Poroshenko wrote.
Armed Forces of Ukraine veteran Olexander Bielobokov participated in battles near Donetsk in 2014, received a fractured wound of the left forearm. Prior to the injury, he was professionally engaged in powerlifting.
In recent years, he specializes in athletic discipline, pushing the core, has received the title of master of sports of Ukraine in athletics, the medal of the championships of the country.