First victories of Ukraine’s athletes at Invictus Games

18:57, 23 October 2018

Ukrainian athletes Oleksandr Bilobokov and Serhiy Ilnytsky won the gold medals in the Invictus Games indoor rowing competition. The respective Facebook post on the page of Ukraine's team confirmed that.

Bilobokov triumphed in the Men's IR3 event (speed per one minute). Ilnytsky, the captain of Ukraine's national team in this competition also won in his event.

For two consecutive years, captains of the Ukrainian team struggle for gold in the speed per one minute event.

Earlier, another bronze went to Ukraine's chest, as Denys Fishchuk claimed the medal in the bicycle race event. Besides, on Tuesday, Oleksandr Havrylenko claimed one more gold for Ukraine in the weightlifting event.

The Invictus Games kicked off in Australia on October 20. Ukraine is represented by 15 athletes who compete in six kinds of sports.