Ukrainian Olympians the world raised money for a trip to Rio

Украинским олимпийцам всем миром собрали деньги на поездку в Рио

The crew of Boris Shvets and Pavlo Matsuev

Representatives of sailing and needed money for new sails.

Ukrainian representatives sailing Boris Shvets and Pavlo Matsuev, who won licenses for the Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro in the class “470“, were in a situation where their participation in the Olympics could be broken.

As reported on his page in Facebook one of the Ukrainian Olympians Boris Shvets, at the request of the international Federation Ukrainian crew had to buy two new sets of sails, what must have been 7 thousand dollars.

In the state budget of money for new sails was not, therefore, to help children come Ukrainian Diaspora in the United States, which initiated the collection of money through the international donation website gofundme.com. Thanks to this we managed to collect almost half of the required amount.

Another part of the money helped to collect partial to sailing in Ukraine. As a result, today, may 11, the assistant to one of deputies of the Verkhovna Rada wrote in Facebook that the required amount has already been collected.

Украинским олимпийцам всем миром собрали деньги на поездку в Рио

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