• 23/07/2024 14:40

The Ukrainian national team was the first to open Air Force Trials 2024 at the US Air Force base

United States Air Force Trials – competitions for veterans and military personnel who have been wounded and injured.

The Ukrainian team was the first to open Air Force Trials 2024 at the US Air Force base Trials 2024 

<p>Today, March 8, at a military base The US Air Force Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas has opened the United States Air Force Trials 2024 – competitions for veterans and military personnel who have been wounded and injured.</p>
<p>At the opening ceremony, the Ukrainian team was the first to take the field. According to sports tradition, our athletes moved with the national flag and torch. The Ukrainian column was led by the captain of the national team, 30-year-old national guardsman from Ivano-Frankivsk Yuriy Gaponchuk, 23-year-old veteran of the National Guard Service from the Chernivtsi region Vadim Gilchuk, 29-year-old serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine from the Sumy region Vadim Kirichenko and 30-year-old serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine told the “Come Back Alive” Foundation.< /p> </p>
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In total, the Ukrainian national team and military personnel will compete in 11 adaptive sports:

  • swimming;
  • cycling;
  • cart basketball;
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  • seated volleyball;
  • wheelchair rugby;
  • archery;
  • powerlifting;
  • running;
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  • shot put/discus throw
  • rowing;
  • ball shooting.

The United States Air Force Trials 2024 competition in Ukraine is organized by the Ministry of Veterans Affairs together with the Ukrainian Veterans Fund and public organizations – “Come Back Alive”, Stratcom Ukraine and Invictus Games: Team Ukraine.

The Ukrainian team was the first to open Air Force Trials 2024 at the US Air Force base

Air Force Trials 2024 is a competition between veterans and military U.S. Air Force and Marine Corps qualifiers for the Warrior Games, America's largest adaptive sports tournament for wounded and injured military personnel. This year, the Ukrainian team will also take part in the United States Air Force Trials.

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