Our Paralympians returned from Rio with record number of medals - 117 and third place in general team rating
Ukrainian Paralympians return home. After a 25 hour journey, they landed in Boryspil airport late at night. Despite the wind, rain, and cold weather, hundreds of fans, friends, relatives, servicemen, volunteers and journalists awaited the winners to arrive.
The welcoming crowd lined up forming two rows at the arrivals terminal - which was specially allocated for the Paralympians. Relatives and friends of athletes were best-prepared: they had flowers, balloons, and welcoming banners.
Ukrainian Paralympians had a stunning performance at Rio. They won 117 medals, 41 of them - golden. For the first time in Ukraine's history, our athletes have got third place in general team rating.