The international sports camps Olympic Dreams project aims to support the country's Olympic reserve and provide young athletes from the affected regions of Ukraine with a safe training process in friendly neighbouring countries.

The project's training program results in numerous awards for our children, both at the national level and in international arenas.
With the beginning of the full-scale invasion of russia, the cities of the Kyiv region found themselves at the epicentre of hostilities. During the spring of 2022, the occupiers committed colossal destruction of the housing stock and infrastructure, including sports. The total damage was estimated at UAH 25.3 billion in Irpin, UAH 5.2 billion in Bucha, and UAH 9.5 billion in Gostomel.
9 out of 12 sports facilities and structures were destroyed in Irpin, 1 facility in Gostomel and 1 in Bucha. In total, more than 20 sports facilities were destroyed in the Kyiv region.
The building was destroyed:
25 67
Residents before
the war: 129 186
The buildings were damaged:
17 663
Sports facilities were destroyed: 11
Olympic Dreams in 2022-2023:
In the spring of 2022, a group of athletes from Irpin went to a training camp in Israel.

Ukrainian athletes won 10 gold, 2 silver and 1 bronze medals at the International Tournament in Israel. They also won 1 gold medal and 1 bronze medal at the European Championship.
During the camps in Greece, Olympic Dreams students took part in an International judo Tournament together with athletes from Greece, Cyprus and Bulgaria.

The result of the Tournament was 9 gold, 4 silver and 9 bronze medals, and 5 more medals at officialI International Tournaments after the camp.
In December 2022, a group of Ukrainian athletes conducted intensive preparation for future competitions on the territory of the Republic of Cyprus and joined the International judo competitions Cyprus International Judo Tournament 2023, where more than 700 participants represented 8 countries of the world.

The tournament resulted in 30 medals: 14 of which were gold, 10 silver and 6 bronze.
IIn September 2023, the judo team went to Japan, the homeland of the sport, for training as part of the Olympic Dreams project. The group of athletes stayed in the Land of the Rising Sun for three weeks.

Thanks to the Japanese side's support, Ukrainian athletes can continue their training and prepare for future competitions in safe conditions, without shelling and air raids.
Three teams of karate, handball and football – were allowed to conduct training on the territory of neighbouring Slovakia. It became possible thanks to the support of the Embassy of Ukraine in the Slovak Republic, the National Olympic Committee in the Kyiv region and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sports of the Slovak Republic.

Ukrainian young athletes trained for several weeks in different regions of Slovakia.
In August 2023, the Olympic Dreams project of preserving the Olympic Reserve of Ukraine was launched in Spain with the participation of the Honorary Consul of Ukraine in Valencia. The event was held under the auspices of the Ukrainian Charitable Foundation "The Future for Children" as part of the Judo Valencia Training Camp, where one of the strongest teams of young Ukrainian athletes took part.
The Olympic Dreams project in the media:
  • 139
    publications in regional and national media
    2022 year
  • 1500
    publications in regional and national media
    2023 year
  • 4 750 000
    users are covered

    for the period from 2022-2023
  • 42
    publications in foreign language publications
    for the period from 2022-2023
The project is supported by:
Ukrainian performer, Pianoboy
Member of the NOC of the Kyiv regional branch, world medalist in judo
Armenian-Ukrainian judoka. Participant in the 1996 Olympic Games
Dmytro Shurov
Oleksandra Starkova
Karen Balayan
Project ambassadors:
Georgy Zantaraya
World Champion, European Champion, Winner of the European Games
CEO of Olympic Dreams project, founder of Novikova Agency
Oleksandra Novikova
Entrepreneur, philanthropist, co-founder of NPO "IT Education Development"
Anatoly Boyko