Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine Vyacheslav Kyrylenko took part in a solemn farewell ceremony to the youth National Olympic team leaving for the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games.
Vyacheslav Kyrylenko handed over a letter of congratulations from the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko and the warmest wishes from all members of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and he wished young Olympians good participation and high achievements for our country.
"This generation of winners! These youth Olympians will become the future sporting glory of Ukraine. Not only your families and friends will be cheering you up, but the whole country is going to support you. Because each of your successes is of ultimate significance for Ukraine", Vyacheslav Kyrylenko appealed the youth Olympic team.
It should be noted that the third Youth Olympic Games will be kicked off on October 6 in Argentina. Ukraine will be represented by a team of 55 youngest athletes aged 15 to 18 who will compete for the best in 22 sports (boxing, badminton, gymnastics, judo, karate, athletics, etc.).