Russian invaders killed 133 Ukrainian athletes

Ukrainian Youth and Sports Minister said on August 23, 2022, on Facebook that Russian invaders have killed 133 Ukrainian athletes and coaches since the beginning of the full-scale invasion.

Source: Ukrainian Youth and Sports Minister Vadym Gutzeit

“No more flags will be raised and anthems played in honor of their sporting victories. Russia invaded Ukraine and ended their lives. 133 athletes and coaches died on the battlefield and from enemy shells. We will never forget you and never forgive the enemy. We choose victories for the sake of the memory of our Angels.”

The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine together with the Sports Committee of Ukraine created the video “Angels of Sport”.

Gutzeit previously informed that the Russian army destroyed and damaged 100 sports facilities across Ukraine.

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