In this year’s winter Paralympics in North Korea two sportsmen from Volyn region represent Ukraine – the most titled sprinter Yulia Batenkova-Bauman and Bogdana Konashuk, who is a debutant.

Both of them had been getting ready for the competition devotedly.

In their first biathlon race on six kilometers Batenkova was the sixth and Konashuk – the tenth.

Yulia Batenkova has 13 Olympic medals: 4 bronze and 9 silver.

He hopes to win gold this time.

As for Bogdana Konashuk, she strives to be one of the winners and get gold, silver or bronze.

She celebrates her Birthday on the last day of the Olympiad, so victory will be the best present for her.