“A fantastic result”: Poroshenko congratulated Ukrainians with performance on Deliniate

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has congratulated Ukrainian athletes on their successful performance on Delineate-2017 in Turkey. This is stated in the message on his page in Facebook.

According to him, the Ukrainians have shown the strength of spirit and willpower in the competition.

“The incredible performance of our athletes at the Deaflympics in Turkey! Ukrainians got 99 medals and took second team place. Congratulations on these fantastic results. Thanks to our definitum for example of strength of spirit and will to win,” said the President.


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30 July in the Turkish city of Samsun ended XXIII summer Deaflympics. For 13 days the Ukrainian team won 99 medals: 21 gold, 42 silver and 36 bronze medals and took second team place among the 90 participating countries.

Deaflympic games sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee sports competitions at the highest level for people who do not have hearing.