"This is a modern high-speed road bike brand VN Quarts, which meets all requirements and is suitable for all types of road racing. The projected geometry of the frame gives more endurance when driving on the road surface, the bicycle saddle creates comfort in long-term Championship on Cycling", its coaches and pupils from the cycling department say about the gift to the Zhytomyr Regional School of Higher Sports. The bicycle was purchased with the assistance of the deputy of the regional council from the OPPOSITION BLOC Raisa Hula and was handed over to the leading athlete of the school Diana Pastukh, who is a multiple winner and prizewinner of the Ukrainian cycling championships (track) and candidate for participation in the European Championships.
"To date, athletes of Zhytomyr Regional School of Higher Sports skills are not adequately provided with sports equipment. For many years, the material and technical base of the school has not been updated, which now requires significant improvement. Therefore, the bicyclists also applied for help in buying a bicycle to the deputy of the regional council Raisa Hula, who is well-known for her attention and concern for the development of sports, about the support of talented youth. This bicycle costs more than 50 thousand UAH. For our school this is an unattainable amount. It is very compact, lightweight, and we are confident that the new bike will improve the results of our promising athlete," the athletes say.
"This is not just a gift to the school and the component of its technical support. It is an investment in our future. After all, in the current difficult socio-economic conditions in the country, it is so important not to lose faith in our talented children, to support those who by concrete achievements glorify the country, form its image in the international arena as a state with a great future - sports, intellectual. Therefore, in the future we will do our best to support our promising young people," Raisa Hula stressed.