People’s deputies supported the amendments to the law on physical culture and sport, according to which the combat hopak recognized as the national sport in Ukraine. For this initiative voted by 227 deputies, the Correspondent.
So, according to the document, the relevant law introduced the concept of “national sport” which is based on national cultural traditions.
It is also assumed that for these types of activities can be created a sports Federation.
Thus, there is yet no Federation, forming teams will be the Ministry of sport. The head of the Department Igor Zhdanov during the discussion of the bill stated that the document is aimed at the development of such sports like combat hopak, saved, unarmed combat, Horting and others.