This information was reported by the NOC press service, URA-Inform reports.
The National Olympic Committee has determined the best athlete of the year 2023. She became the star Ukrainian athlete Yaroslava Maguchikh, who specializes in high jump. As the NOC press service noted, it actually had no competitors in this ranking.
This decision was made by an expert commission to determine the best athletes and coaches of the month based on the results of performances at leading international competitions in Olympic sports.
It should be noted that Maguchikh became the world champion for the first time in 2023, and also defended her title as the winner of the Diamond League and won gold at the Euro Indoors. Tatyana Stepanova, who works with the 22-year-old athlete, was recognized as the best coach of the year.
Recall that it was previously reported that Zaluzhny received a T-shirt autographed by Messi: what the world champion wrote on it (photo).