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UMCC opens an ultra-modern gym for the athletes of Vilnohirsk
25.07.2019This year, the holiday of the metallurgical and mining industry featured another significant event for the plant and the town in general – opening of the new gym for Vilnohirsk champions at the Metalurh Culture and Sports Palace.
The event was attended by Oleksiy Perevezentsev, State Secretary of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Oleksandr Gladushko, Acting Chairman of the Board of JSC United Mining and Chemical Company, Oleh Kryshyn, a Member of Parliament of Ukraine and Oleksandr Prokopenko, Director of Vilnohirsk Mining and Metallurgical Plant, a subsidiary of JSC UMCC. They cut the red ribbon, solemnly opening the gym.
“I’d like Vilnohirsk to train even more true champions of Ukraine, Europe and world,” Oleksiy Perevezentsev addressed the young fights of Fighter Club. “So, let’s move together towards the victory!”
Other honorary guests also addressed the kickboxers. Oleksandr Gladushko stressed: “Sports is not just one of the social areas of our company; it is a contribution to our future, to our young people, which is why it is a very important step for us. I believe that we will reach the highest possible achievements.”
In addition to opening the gym, the fighters were in for another pleasant surprise. Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine awarded the title of Candidate of Master of Sport to Valeriya Khudyakova, Yakiv Khoprov, Anton Mykhailichenko and Nazar Yevtushenko.
The event ended with exhibition fights of Valeriya Khudyakova, Nazar Yevtushenko and Denys Tolkachev.
The fighting club is only four years old, but the achievements of its members are incredible. Last year alone, the athletes won 94 gold, 45 silver and 31 bronze medals, and, as Mykola Biletskiy, their coach, says they will not stop at that.
Mykola Biletskiy, coach of the Fighter Club: “Thanks to UMCC, our dream came true and we now have a wonderful and professional gym! It is incredible! It inspires us for victory even more!
Valeriya Khudyakova, fighter of the Fighter Club, World Kickboxing and Cossack Fight Champion: “I love everything here, but the ring most of all. Everything here is much better than at the gym we used to train. This gym has everything we need.”
Denys Tolkachev, fighter of the Fighter Club: “I love the gym! It is very well equipped. This will help us achieve higher results than those we had at our old gym.”