"The first gold medals for the Ukrainian team at Invictus Games Sydney 2018. Congratulations to Oleksandr Belobokov and Serhii Ilchytskyi who earned these amazing wins on rowing simulators. Keep it up!" the president wrote on social media, Censor.NET reports referring to Ukrinform.
On the first day of the competition, Ukrainian Denys Fishchuk won a bronze medal in cycling. This was the first medal for Ukraine at this year's competition.
The Invictus Games is an international sporting event for servicemen and veterans with disabilities acquired during the performance of official duties. Representatives of NATO member states, as well as strategic partners of the alliance, take part in the competitions.