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Invictus Games 2023: Ukraine shows the best result in history

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Invictus Games 2023: Ukraine shows the best result in history

The Ukrainian national team in Düsseldorf showed an incredible result at the competition and won 34 medals. Find out who and in what sports represented the country at the Invictus Games and what awards the Ukrainians won

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The Invictus Games is a tournament launched by British Prince Harry in 2014. Today, the competition program includes 10 sports, including track and field, cycling, swimming, powerlifting, rowing, sitting volleyball, basketball, wheelchair rugby, and table tennis. This year, about 600 participants from 22 countries took part in the competition.


Read more about the Ukrainian Olympic champions, who are admired all over the world, here.


How were the Invictus Games competitions held?


Ukraine first took part in the competition in 2017, and this year the country was represented by the largest team of 25 participants in the history of Invictus Games. The Ukrainian team consisted of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, volunteers, as well as members of the National Guard, National Police and volunteer battalions.


Ukrainian athletes took part in 9 sports, that is, in all but rugby. However, some participants did play rugby in mixed teams with military personnel and veterans from other countries.


Of course, the main goal of the Invictus Games is not to win medals, but to rehabilitate wounded soldiers, veterans and volunteers. However, throughout the week of the Invictus Games, participants competed for awards and the best results in various sports and categories, depending on the nature of their injuries or traumas.




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Thus, the result of 2023 was the best in the history of Ukraine's participation in the competition:


- Toronto 2017 - 14 medals (8 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze);

- Sydney 2018 - 20 medals (7 gold, 10 silver, 3 bronze);

- The Hague 2022 - 16 medals (5 gold, 5 silver, 6 bronze);

- Dusseldorf-2023 - 34 medals (12 gold, 14 silver, 8 bronze).


Who brought Ukraine the most medals?


In total, Ukrainians climbed to the podium in six sports, the most successful this year were rowing - 11 medals (4 gold + 7 silver), swimming - 9 medals (3 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze) and archery - 5 medals (3 gold, 2 bronze).


Among the multi-medalists, the leading place was taken by a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Nazar Vozniuk, who won 6 medals during the competition. 


Top 5 most titled Ukrainian athletes at the Invictus Games


1. Nazar Vozniuk - 6 medals (4 gold and 2 silver)

2. Volodymyr Tovkys - 4 medals (3 gold and 1 bronze)

3. Mykola Zaritsky - 4 medals (2 gold and 2 silver)

4. Yulia Shevchuk - 3 medals (1 gold and 2 silver)

5. Maksym Zubov - 2 medals (1 gold and 1 silver)


We thank the Ukrainian national team for their strength, courage and faith in their own strength and country! The team's result at the competition is the best proof that Ukrainians have been, are and will always be unconquerable!


We remind you! The Ukrainian national team continues to fight for a ticket to the finals of Euro 2024. The last matches were the most important for the "yellow-blues" in the qualifying round. Read more about the situation of the Ukrainian team and what is needed to get to the European tournament in our previous article.


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