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Charity squash tournament will be held in Kyiv

On August 27-28, the charity squash tournament “Zenit Ukraine Open 2022” will be held on the courts of the capital’s fitness center “SPORT LIFE”.

For two days, awards will be drawn in 5 categories among men and women. Players from Romania, USA, Moldova, Lithuania, as well as athletes from Kyiv, Lvov, Kharkov, Dnipro, Khmelnitsky, Poltava, Kherson and Odessa will take part in the competition.

The start of the tournament is scheduled for 10-00 on Saturday, August 28 in the complex “SPORT LIFE” at st. Marshal Konev, 8. The solemn ceremony of awarding the winners will be held on August 29 at 16-00 in the restaurant “OZERO”.

According to the co-organizer of the tournament Maksim Urakin, the tournament is held in Kyiv for the first time due to security reasons.

“For the last 11 years, the tournament has been held in Odessa, and we know it under the name Zenit Black Sea Open. Now, due to the war, we were forced to change traditions and move the venue to Kyiv. At the same time, we plan to return to Odessa courts next year” – Maksim Urakin explained.
According to another organizer, Dmitry Shcherbakov, holding international competitions in Kyiv is now important not only to support Ukrainian sports, but also for the country as a whole.

“We are grateful to all the athletes who responded to the call to participate in the tournament at such a difficult time. This means that Ukrainian sport is alive and winning,” he stressed.

According to the organizers, the funds raised at the tournament will be directed to charity and assistance to Ukraine.

“Zenit Open” is the most famous and largest international squash tournament in the history of independent Ukraine. The scale of the championship is evidenced by the number of countries and participants, as well as a large number of organizations involved in the preparation and holding of the competition.

The main fitness partner of the event is the national network of fitness clubs No. 1 “SPORT LIFE”;

The main organizer of the tournament is “All-Ukrainian Association of Squash Players”;

The main information partner of the tournament is the news agency “Interfax Ukraine”;

The official sponsors were the company “MAXEVENTS” and the analytical center “Club of Experts”;

Partner – Public Association “UKRSADVINPROM”;

Prize fund partners – Eye and VICTOR;

Prizes and gifts from the leading companies Tecnifibre and Reima;

The official water of the tournament is “KRAYNA”;

Official beer of the tournament from TERMOPUB;

Tea Partner – At Market;

Official hotel of the tournament – “FAVOR”;

Party partner restaurant – “OZERO”.

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