In the track and field athletics arena of the PJSC “Zaporizhstal” was held the third all-Ukrainian memorial in honor of twice Hero of the Soviet Union, Colonel-General of the Missile Forces and Artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Vasily Petrov. Teams of security agencies and law enforcement agencies from all over Ukraine fought for the championship, and more than 600 spectators came to support them.
All three Memorials, according to the initiator of its holding Lyubov Tcherepah, the loyal sponsor of the contest is “Zaporizhstal” steel works, headed by the CEO Rostislav Shurma. This year PJSC “Zaporizhstal” has allocated 40 thousand UAH for carrying out the competition, purchase of necessary sports equipment.
– For us this is a very important event. “Zaporizhstal” steel works supports the promotion of sport and a healthy lifestyle in the city of Zaporozhye, – said the deputy of the city council, from the Opposition Bloc, Igor Chumachenko. – When the idea of the Memorial was born, we supported it. Our athletes, our weightlifters also take part in competition. We want the Memorial to become a championship of Ukraine. Today is the beginning of the path, in which further kettlebell sport will develop.
As a result, the National Cup team won the Memorial Cup, which representatives promised to hand over it to Stepan Poltorak, Defense Minister of Ukraine. All the winners and prizewinners of the competition received prizes.