You are here

Marathoner from Ukraine a wheelchair-bound invalid Dmitry Vasiltsov finishes in Mogilev

Marathoner from Ukraine the wheelchair-bound invalid Dmitry Vasiltsov finished in Slavy Square, Mogilev. The sportsman was greeted by representatives of the wheelchair-bound invalids’ association, Mogilev’s authorities, school children and journalists.

Dmitry Vasiltsov started his marathon on July 31 in Shostka settlement (Sumsk region). Over 5 days the sportsman riding his Hand bike covered 570 km from Shostka to Mogilev. Dmitry was accompanied by his friend driving a car who assisted him during the marathon.

By the way, this marathon is not the first for Dmitry Vasiltsov. Riding a wheel-chair he has taken part in 25 marathons of over 42 km each. This marathon he devoted to the 5th anniversary of friendly relations of the Shostka wheelchair-bound invalids’ association with the Mogilev organization of rehabilitation and sports of wheelchair-bound invalids headed by Oleg Yurkov.

 In Dmitry’s words, such events show people who found themselves in difficult situations how not to give up, to keep a healthy lifestyle. 

If you have found a mistake in the text, please, select it and press Ctrl+Enter.

Read more in category "society":

25.10.2016 - 16:09 | A new tank installed in the Buinichi Field Complex

A new tank was installed in the Buinichi Field Complex. T-80 was presented by the Defense Ministry of Belarus to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Mogilev defense.

The tank was delivered from 42715 military unit located in Lyuban district, Mogilev region.

24.10.2016 - 15:53 | Walk of In-Love to appear in Mogilev

On October 25 Mogilev starts a public discussion on beautifying the territory of the bank of the Dnieper River between Pushkinsky and Shmidta bridges, a source at Mogilev city executive committee informed.

20.10.2016 - 15:45 | Turkey's Ambassador to Belarus Kezban Darama visits Mogilev region

Joined efforts of Belarus and Turkey will result in promoting tourism exchange, the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Turkey to Belarus Kezban Darama told at today's meeting with the chairman of Mogilev region executive committee Vladimir Domanevsky.

18.10.2016 - 15:01 | Bobruisk’s militiamen meet with parents terminatedtheir parental rights

Bobruisk’s militiamen met and talked with over 50 parents terminated their parental rights. Some of them were deprived of one child, some- of three children.

18.10.2016 - 14:58 | November 26-27 Mogilev region to hold the programming tournament

November 26-27 Mogilev region holds the programming tournament Coding Fest: «INTERNET projects for Mogilev region». The information is provided by Mogilev development agency. The intellectual game unites students and working young people from the entire region.