Graduate student of Economics Yevhen Oleksenko is among the winners of the Invictus Games-2018 in Sydney
Graduate student of 2 years of study on the Faculty of Economics in ZNU Yevhen Oleksenko took part in the Invictus Games-2018 in Sydney, where he worthly represented our country. In the powerlifting category, Yevhen won a silver medal.
It should be remembered, that the Invictus Games-2018 are international Paralympic sports competitions. The games involved wounded soldiers. The first Games of the unconquered took place in 2014 in London. Ukraine firstly received the right to take part in the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto.
Representatives of 18 countries take part in competitions among them are Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Graduate School of Economics Yevhen Oleksenko is veteran of the volunteer battalion "Karpatska Sich". In 2014, he went to the front, and in 2015, during a hard fight, Yevhen closed a comrade with his body and received extremely bad wounds to the back and legs. After seven months of treatment, the fighter learned to walk again. And today he is getting an education in economics and is actively involved in sports.
The team of Zaporizhzhia national university is proud of Yevhen Oleksenko and wishes him further success in education and sports.