The Government of Ukraine will
prolong supporting Ukrainian athletes on the path towards their professional
achievements. Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman announced during a ceremony of meeting of the
National Paralympic Team of Ukraine.
"Our Paralympic Team is
the embodiment of a strong will and courage and the years of training. The Government,
for its part, is doing everything and will exert every effort in the future for
you to realize your full potential and be at the high. With this purpose we
have already eliminated difference in prize payouts. Paralympic athletes now
have the same payouts as the Olympic athletes. Your victory is our
dignity", the Head of Government stressed.
On March 18, PyeongChang 2018
Paralympic Winter Games wound up. The Ukrainian team won 22 medals: 7 gold, 7
silver and 8 bronze. Our team ranked sixth in the overall medal standings.