Paralympians praised: "Champion in everyone": photos of Ukrainian Paralympians in Kyiv metro

18:29 Oct. 13, 2016

"Champion in everyone": photos of Ukrainian Paralympians in Kyiv metro

Photo exhibition “Champion in everyone” on Olimpiyska metro station (Ukraine Today/Emil Durov)

Photo exhibition "Champion in everyone" is presented at Olimpiyska metro station

Photo exhibition "Champion in everyone" opened at Olimpiyska metro station in Kyiv. This is the biggest photo exhibition ever presented in the metro. 80 pictures show the best moments of Paralympic Games that took place in Rio de Janeiro this September. 

Read more Ukraine's Paralympic team finishes Rio Games with 117 medals

The goal of this project is to advocate the barrier-free environment in cities. As for now, only several stations of Kyiv metro are equipped with elevators and ramps, available for people with reduced mobility. It makes using this kind of transport almost impossible for them.

Watch more Warm welcome for Ukrainian Paralympians (video)

The exhibition is a crowdfunded project - each photo has its own sponsor. The idea of such a way to pay tribute to Paralympic winners and at the same time drawing attention to their needs belongs to volunteer organisation People's Project.

Read more Top 25 Volunteers Who Change Ukraine

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