8 European Champions From Ukraine Make the Team for Bangkok

 

Ukraine registers one of the strongest teams for the World Championships in Bangkok showing the most serious intentions to gain maximium qualificaition points for the World Games in Birmingham.

Igor Liubchenko 63.5 kg made history becoming the first athlete qualifying for the second consecutive World Games. After winning the gold medal in Poland he will definitely want to make World Games history books winning two gold medals in a row. Igor is a definite leader for the team and inspiration for the young athletes going to Bangkok in U23 division. 

 

Vladyslav Mykytas became one of the heroes in Australia going toe to toe with the Kazakhstan Almaz Sarsembekov. It was a close fight which left judges with no choice as to give a draw as the outcome. Last year Vladyslav was very close to the gold medal of the World Championships but became second.

 

Konstantyn Tryshin needs no introduction in the World of Sport. Ukrainain Tank of 60 kg is a 5 times European Champion and will travel to Bangkok for his following trophy. Konstantin has been the leader of his team making his contribution to the team victory at many events.

 

Serhii Kuliaba is the only Ukrainian athlete feeling the kicks of the legendaty Buakaw and who was able to keep fighting the Thai icon. Serhii won various titles and is one of the contenders for the gold in his 67 kg. His loss against Norbert Speth in Mexico will be a great motivation for Serhii for a rematch. 

 

Oleh Huta made his transition to the Elite team and is now one of the team members head coach counts on. Two European titles gave Oleh confidence for the second attempt at the World Championships after he stopped his way at the quaterfinal in 2018 in Mexico against Yodwicha. 

 

Vasil Sorokin won all the possible competitions and is now the current World Champion. For Bangkok he steps one weight division up and will compete in a new division of 81 kg. 

 

Anatolii Sukhanov gained many victories due to his anthropometrical statistics and is current European champion and WMC European title holder. 

 

Ukrainian colossus Oleh Prymachov 91 kg could easely make any NBA team but made a graet career in muaythai winning the World Games 2017 and many international tournaments. Oleh is one of the favourites for another trophy in Bangkok.

 

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