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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Minister of sport of Ukraine, Saakashvili responded to criticism of the Olympic team


The Minister of youth and sports of Ukraine Igor Zhdanov responded to the statement of the Governor of Odessa Mikhail Saakashvili, in which he called the catastrophic results of Ukrainian athletes at the Olympics in Rio and called for the resignation of the Minister of sports.

Read the story: Saakashvili demanded the resignation of the Minister of sports of Ukraine after the failure in Rio

Zhdanov said that before criticizing the Olympic team of Ukraine, Saakashvili needs to report on what he personally has done for the development of sport in the region. The Ukrainian Minister said in his Facebook that the area was destroyed 64 objects of sports infrastructure during the reign of Saakashvili, including stadiums, halls, swimming pools.

Zhdanov also said that Odessa region is a low sixth place in the ranking of summer sports and that below are only the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.

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