Ukrainian team INVICTUS GAMES SYDNEY 2018 • 20 – 27 october, 2018 Sydney, Australia

INVICTUS GAMES SYDNEY 2018

Time and location of the Games

In 2018 the Invictus Games will take place on 20-27 October in Sydney, Australia. This year’s Games will be held across the city – from Sydney Olympic Park to Sydney Harbour. Olympic Park, which was completely overhauled for the 2000 Olympics, will become the main venue for the 2018 Invictus Games. Scenic Sydney Harbour will become the starting point for the sailing races and host cycling events.  

Participating nations

This year the number of participating countries will increase to 18, with Poland joining the Invictus Games family. Competitors from the following nations will compete in the Games this year: Afghanistan, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Estonia, France, Georgia, Germany, Iraq, Italy, Jordan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, Romania, Ukraine, UK, US.

Sports

Competitors at the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will compete in the following sports: archery, athletics, indoor rowing, Jaguar Land Rover driving challenge, powerlifting, road cycling, sailing, sitting volleyball, swimming, wheelchair basketball, wheelchair rugby. 

SELECTION OF THE INVICTUS GAMES TEAM UKRAINE IN 2018

In 2018 Ukraine will participate in Invictus Games Sydney 2018. 15 members of our team will compete in Sydney.

Schedule for the selection OF THE UKRAINIAN INVICTUS GAMES TEAM IN 2018

DATE SELECTION STAGES
01.01.2017 – 25.02.2018 Submission of applications from candidates for open sports trials
10 March 2018 Sports trials in Lviv 
17 March 2018 Sports trials in Odesa
24 March 2018 Sports trials in Kyiv
12-13 May 2018   National trials to Invictus Games Sydney 2018 in Kyiv
14-31 May 2018 Selection by the committee of athletes to Invictus Games Team Ukraine in 2018
01 June 2018 Official announcement of the Team Ukraine athletes to compete at Invictus Games Sydney 2018 

SPORTS TRIALS

The purpose of sports trials is to allow wounded veterans and servicemen and women to try their skills in various Invictus Games sports under the supervision of trainers and doctors.



SPORTS TESTING

The purpose of sports testing is to allow wounded veterans and servicemen and women to try their skills in various Invictus Games sports under the supervision of trainers and doctors and to decide on their participation in the National Invictus Games.

Who can apply

Eligibility to register for sports testing and to participate in the national Invictus Games 2018 that will be held in Kyiv is open to veterans and active servicemen and women of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, National Guard of Ukraine, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, National Police of Ukraine, Security Service of Ukraine, as well as volunteer formations, who became injured, wounded or ill while serving in a combat zone or as part of peacekeeping operations in which Ukraine has participated.

Sports

Testing will take place in six sports: athletics (running and shot put), archery, swimming, powerlifting, indoor rowing, road cycling.

Who can apply

Eligibility to register for sports trials and to participate in the national trials to Invictus Games Sydney 2018 that will be held in Kyiv is open to veterans and active servicemen and women of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, National Guard of Ukraine, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, National Police of Ukraine, Security Service of Ukraine, as well as volunteer formations, who became injured, wounded or ill while serving in a combat zone or as part of peacekeeping operations in which Ukraine has participated.

Sports

Trials will take place in six sports: athletics (running and shot put), archery, swimming, powerlifting, indoor rowing, road cycling.

Applications

Applications for sports testing will be accepted from 1 January to 25 February 2018. Everyone interested in joining the Invictus Games national team must submit an application. The application can be found here.


GUIDES FOR SPORTSMENS

Step №1 – Submit your application by visiting page.

Step №2 – Familiarize yourself with the proper techniques for the Invictus Games sports. We have selected several videos to help you.


NATIONAL TEAM TRIALS FOR THE INVICTUS GAMES SYDNEY 2018

The regulations for the National Trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will be available on the website 2 April 2018.

CATEGORIZATION OF COMPETITORS

Information on the categorization of competitors for the Invictus Games sports according to level of injury will be available by 15 February 2018

Selection results


NATIONAL INVICTUS GAMES

The regulations for the National Invictus Games will be available on the website 2 April 2018.

ATHLETE CLASSIFICATION

Information on the classification of athletes for Invictus Games sports according to level of injury will be available 1 February 2018.

PARTNERS

We need help to ensure Ukraine’s team is well prepared for Invictus Games 2018. If you would like to contribute and support Team Ukraine, please email us your proposal to: info@invictusgames.in.ua