In the Dnieper met the athletes who returned from the Deflympic Games in Turkey
In Dnipro today, on August 1, deflympic athletes who returned from the Deflympic Games in Turkey met. Dnepropetrovsk in the Ukrainian national team represented 25 athletes.
From the capital's airport "Borispol" the Dnieper people reached home by bus, and in their hometown they were greeted by fans and relatives. 25 athletes from Dnepropetrovsk region went to Turkey.
They represented the country in nine sports - swimming, basketball, athletics, etc. But the best result was shown by the Dnipro karate players. Now athletes will get one day off and tomorrow they will be preparing for the next competitions.
We will remind, on July 30 in the Turkish Samsun the XXIII summer Deflympic Games ended, at which the national team of Ukraine took the second overall command place among 90 participating countries.
Ukraine's national team of 217 athletes with hearing impairments has won 99 medals in 16 sports. Athletes of Dnepropetrovsk region won 11 medals in personal competition: 3 gold, 4 silver and 4 bronze. In addition, the athletes contributed to the team standings: 3 gold, 6 silver and 3 bronze - just 12 medals.