UWC World Sport Committee

Goals and objectives

Chair – Renata Roman

Unite Ukrainians throughout the world through sporting events and competitions in the diaspora and Ukraine.

Support the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine in international competitions and training sessions.

Highlights from 2019

  • Museum of Ukrainian Sport and Hall of Fame opened its doors to showcase prominent athletes, teams and organizations with a connection to the Ukrainian people. The Museum works closely with the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Ukraine, National Olympic Committee of Ukraine, sports federations in Ukraine, UWC and the entire Ukrainian diaspora to recognize and promote Ukrainians in sport.
  • Unity Cup was held 4-7 July, 2019, in Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine with the participation of soccer teams from England, Germany, USA, Czechia, Portugal, Spain, Poland, Israel, Estonia, Ireland, Latvia, Armenia, Georgia and Canada.
  • The soccer tournament titled “On the wings of friendly competition” was held in July 2019 in the Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Lviv and Ternopil oblasts with the participation of teams from both the diaspora and Ukraine.
  • VIII World Soccer Championship was held September 9-15, 2019, in Irpin, Kyiv oblast, with the participation of Ukrainian teams from the diaspora.
  • Canmore Alberta  February -Ukrainian National Biathlon team participated in World Cup competition. They were warmly greeted by the Ukrainian community of Calgary.