Legendary football club "Dynamo" Kyiv was founded in 1927. Sports history of the most titled club of Soviet Union began a year later with the official match against "Dynamo" Odessa, which ended in a draw 2:2. It is interesting that "Dynamo" Kyiv was the first non-Moscow team to win the championship of the USSR.
Many famous athletes born in Ukraine, but some names are lit particularly bright. Because of them people believe that there are real supermen in this land. One of them is a native of village Bogoduhovka of Poltava province (nowadays the village Krasenovka, Cherkasy region) Ivan Piddubny. Great athlete earned through hard work and indomitable will the nicknames Iron Ivan, Russian Hero, Ivan the Terrible and the Champion of Champions.
Sergei Bubka is the living legend of sport, the hero of our time. He is the first person in the world which hopped vault to a height of six meters. He is world record holder (6.15 m) from 1993, which is not beaten to this day.
As any nation in the world, Ukraine got its own national children and adults sporting events. However, despite the fact that sport games are hundreds of years, they become the full sport recently. These sports activities are a means of entertainment or a kind of gymnastics, it’s a way to improve health. Although in Ukraine there are no exotic fun, like throwing logs (Scotland), finger wrestling (Bavaria), or buzkashi (Afghanistan), the Ukrainian national sports of the championship are gopak (the dance), combat gopak, Cossack double-event, khorting and Cossack spas.