Paralympians return home: Ukrainian Paralympians' triumphant return (photos, video)
Society11:51 Sep. 22, 2016
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Ukrainian Paralympians' triumphant return (photos, video)

Hundreds of fans came to the airport late at night to welcome Ukrainian Paralympic team

The airport allocated a separate terminal for the welcoming of Ukrainian Paralympians. Despite the cold and rainy weather and very late hours, hundreds of people came to Boryspil International airport to greet the winners. 

For the first time in its history, Ukraine obtained third place in an overall team rating. First and second places were won by China and Great Britain respectively . Our Paralympians have brought home 117 medals, 41 of them - gold. Many athletes dedicated their victories to ATO servicemen. 

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

 

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