Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University stands on three pillars: science, art and sports.
Today, everyone understands that a modern material and technical base is needed for the qualitative training of specialists and high-class athletes.
On March 27th at the Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University’s Stadium a solemn opening of the sector for athletic field throwing was launched.
In 2018, the decision was made to amend the Regional Target Program for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports for 2018-2021 and an agreement on the allocation of funds in the amount of 750 thousand UAH was made. The funds were allocated in March 2019. The fence box for throwing a disk and a hammer was purchased in the Republic of Poland. On March 7 of this year, the work on major repairs of the fence of the sector for athletic field throwing was started, and today its solemn opening took place.
Honorable guests attended the event, with the support of whom it became possible to realize this project: Michaylo Zarohorodniy, chairman of Khmelnitskyi regional council Vasylyi Protsiuk, deputy of Khmelnytskyi Regional Council, Petro Pavlyuk, deputy of Khmelnytskyi Regional Council, Olexandr Prokopov, deputy of Khmelnytskyi Regional Council, chairman of the Federation of athletics of Khmelnitskyi region, Sergiy Kopylov, rector of the University, Dmytro Vasilyanov, Secretary of Kamianets-Podilskyi city Council, faculty members, staff of the University and students.
Rector Sergiy Kopylov awarded honorary guests with the anniversary edition of the book ” Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University. The first 100 years of progress. “
A pleasant moment at the grand opening of the sector for athletic field throwing was the awarding of Leonid Gurman, head of the department of athletics and methods of its teaching,with the award of the Khmelnytskyi Regional Council for many years of scientific activity, a significant personal contribution to the development of the university, the training of highly skilled specialists, the introduction of modern methods of training and education of youth and on the occasion of the 60th jubilee, as well as the Diploma of the Executive Committee of the Kamianets-Podilskyi City Council for the for active public and professional activities.
This year on September 16 the Faculty of Physical Culture turns 70 years old.
During this period 16 gold, 5 silver and 5 bronze medals were won at the Olympic Games. A graduate of our University Anatolyi Bondarchuk became the two-time Olympic champion in athletics. For 10 years in a row on the basis of the stadium of the Ivan Ohiienko KPNU there have been held competitions for athletic field throwing in honor of the Olympic champions Faina Melnyk and Anatolyi Bondarchuk.
After installing the sector for athletic field throwing of the disk and the hammer at the stadium of Kamianets-Podilskyi Ivan Ohiienko National University from April 1 to April 20, 2019, meetings of the national team of Ukraine of athletic field throwing will be held, and after, on April 18-20, the second All-Ukrainian athletic field throwing competition will take place in honor of the Olympic champions Faina Melnyk and Anatolyi Bondarchuk, the sportsmen of the highest qualification from all over Ukraine are invited.
(translated by Oleksandra Mahdii)