Day of Physical Culture and Sports of Ukraine

Celebration of physical culture and sports in Ukraine is held annually in the second Saturday in September at the Presidential Decree number 340/94 from 29 June in 1994.

European sports such as football and wrestling, started to spread in Ukraine from the late 19th century. The whole of Europe was named Ukrainian Greco-Roman style .

Many Ukrainian athletes won victories, speaking in different kinds of sports in the USSR team. Legend of Ukrainian sports diver is , which established in 1994, has not yet been beaten a world record in the pole vault — 6 m 14 cm Total counts athlete 35 world records. Footballers Oleg Blokhin and Igor Belanov marked the "golden ball" as the best players in Europe.

recognized in the world and the Ukrainian school of rhythmic gymnastics. The stars of the sport in his time were Irina Deriugina and Larissa Latynina, who won 18 Olympic medals (9 gold, 5 silver and 4 bronze) — is the greatest achievement in the history of the Olympic Games. Total Ukrainian sportsmen have won Olympic medals over four hundred.