Poroshenko congratulates Ukrainian militaries with 10 medals at US Marine Corps Marathon

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ten people, including the soldiers of the Donbas Conflict on behalf of Ukraine, took part in the event
12:59, 23 October 2017

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President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko congratulated the Ukrainian militaries who won ten medals at the US Marine Corps Marathon as he reported at Facebook.

‘I congratulate our warriors with the outstanding result at the US Marine Corps Marathon. The Ukrainian team got ten medals: five at the 10-kilometres race, four at the 42-kilometers race and one at the hand driven bicycle. It is incredible! We are proud!’, Poroshenko wrote.

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The traditional 42nd US Marine Corps Marathon took place yesterday near the US Congress in Washington. The Ukrainian team participated in it for the second time; also the wounded soldiers of the Donbas Conflict took part in the marathon as ‘Voice of America’ reported.

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Ten people on behalf of Ukraine took part in the event. Six of them represented Ukraine at the 10-kilometres race; the other took part at the 42-kilometers race and one soldier won a medal at the hand driven bicycle.

Earlier it was reported that the Ukrainian militaries of the third separate special operations regiment won the silver at the annual international military patrolling exercise Cambrian Patrol.

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