USPA awarded the best sports media of Ukraine 2020
Ukrainian Sports Press Association awarded the winners of “The best sports media of Ukraine 2020”. The experts determined the winners in 22 nominations, divided into different genres of journalism and types of media.
A spectacular ceremony, the general partner of which was the company Parimatch, took place in PMHUB. The best journalists received original statuettes, and were awarded by famous athletes – Olympic champions Iurii Cheban and Julia Jima, world champions Jean Belenyuk, Olga Saladukha, world championship winner Anastasia Merkushina. The laureates were also greeted by the Minister of Youth and Sports of Ukraine Vadym Gutzayt, also by the President of the NOC of Ukraine Serhiy Bubka.
This event is about sports journalists who do their job every day without waiting for compliments and without hoping for prizes. Sports media suffered a severe blow to their profession during the pandemic, but they continue to work, doing their job professionally and selflessly, showing great enthusiasm and aspiration. That is why Ukrainian Sports Press Association celebrates true professionals in their field and draws attention to the country’s sports media, – said in his speech at the ceremony president of USPA Oleksandr Glyvinsky .
The host of the Kyiv TV channel Ruslan Svirin was awarded as the best sports journalist of the country. Zbirna.com correspondent Eugene Gres received the laurels of the best football journalist. Victor Vacko received the prize for the best video interview, and Dmitry Povoroznyuk for a video report. The media event of the year was Volodymyr Mula’s documentary “YUKI”, which tells the story of the victories of free Ukrainians overseas. The website Sport.ua was awarded as the best electronic media, and the magazine “Olympic Arena” was awarded as the best print edition.
Also this evening, USPA awarded the athletes who were rewarded by the Association as the best in 2020. The women’s biathlon quartet received the “Team of the Year” award for bronze at the World Championships in Antholz, Italy. And the best athlete last year was awarded Marina Beh-Romanchuk, who is currently preparing for the Olympics at a training camp in Turkey.
The Live Sports Media of Ukraine Award was broadcasted live on the XSPORT YouTube channel.
The title partner Parimatch Ukraine organized a press conference for the players and the coach.
Parimatch Ukraine is the title partner of the Futsal Association of Ukraine and the national team.
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