All-Ukrainian figure skating competitions were held on February 15 and 16 at the “Lʹodohray” arena

On February 15 and 16, the «Lʹodohray» Arena hosted the All-Ukrainian figure skating competition Bohuslav Open-2020 among amateurs and athletes. Bohuslav hosted over 150 participants from different regions of Ukraine.

The competition was held in accordance with the ISU international rules of figure skating, with a computer team and a video repeater.

The participants performed in the following categories: Single Skating, Pre-Bronze, Bronze, Beginners Elements, Beginners, Silver, Intermediate, Master, Gold, Duets, Group Dance, Artistic.

Olga Kurovskaya, the organizer of the competition, said that the competitions in Bohuslav have been held since 2015, the geography of participants, both athletes and amateurs, is quite wide. Students from sports schools of Kyiv, Dnipro, Kharkiv, Odesa, Bila Tserkva, Chernivtsi, Lviv, Ternopil, Kryvyi Rih, Zaporizhzhya, Kremenchuk, Kropivnitskyi, Vinnytsia, Sumy, Novoyavorivsk arrived at the ice arena «Lʹodohray». Technical specialists and judges of the international and national categories are invited to the competition. In particular, Victoria Sashina, international category judge from Belarus, Dmitry Dmitrenko, international category judge, and Oksana Dolgopolova, national category judge, assess the Championships of Ukraine, stages of the Cup of Ukraine.

This year 14 young skaters from Bohuslav participated in the competition. Pupils of the School of Figure Skating of the Untts “Lʹodohray” have essentially added something to their piggy bank, having received 11 medals: 7 – gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze.

Igor Fastovets (Pre-Bronze 2009), Polina Lenchenko (Pre-Bronze 2011-2012), Vladislav Vladimirov (Intermediate 2010-2012), Anastasia Levchenko (Silver 2011-2013), Sofia Slipchenko (Silver 2009-2010), Yaroslav Grib (Bronze 2010-2011) and Yana Grib (Silver 2008 + st) won first place in their categories.

Homenko Margarita (Pre-Bronze 2011-2012), Artur Angelov (Intermediate 2010-2012) and Stanislav Popovich (Bronze 2010-2011) took second place, while Nazar Vedmedenko (Intermediate 2010-2012) took third place.

Congratulations to all participants, their parents and coaches on the successful completion of the competition! Thank you to the young skaters for giving us, the fans, a holiday of art on ice!

Watch the report on the YouTube channel of Untts “Lʹodohray” soon.

Photo by Dmitriy Putintsev