The national Olympic Committee of Ukraine summed up the results of the first month of 2017.
For the second time in his career athlete of the month, according to NOC became biathlete Yulia Jim – from Kiev in January, won three medals at the European Championships in Duszniki-zdrój (Poland).
Jim won the sprint for the first time in his career he became the champion of the continent in the individual competition. Gold Julia added the silver medal in the pursuit race and bronze in the mixed relay (together with Alexander Fat, Ruslan Tkalenko and Anastasia Merkushina).
Coach of the month was the coach of the female national team of Ukraine on biathlon Uros Velepec, for the first time to receive an award from National Olympic Committee of Ukraine.
We will remind, in 2016-m to year the winners of the monthly awards from the NOC was Olena Pidhrushna, Irina Varvynets, Sergey Semenov, Anastasiya Merkushyna (biathlon), Irina Deha (weightlifting), Veronika Marchenko (archery), Natalia Prischepa (athletics), Bogdan Nikishin (fencing), Oleg Verniaiev (gymnastics) and Love Basov (Cycling).
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