Published: 28 August 2022
Zelensky awarded Usyk with the Order of Merit, 1st degree
On August 28, the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, awarded state awards to famous people, including: artists, journalists, and athletes.
The official text of the decree on awards in honor of the Independence Day of Ukraine was published on the website of the president.
The head of state awarded the WBA, IBF, WBO world boxing champion Oleksandr Usyk with the Order of Merit, 1st degree.
Orders of Merit of the 2nd degree were awarded to the head coach of the national freestyle team, Enver Ablayev, and the medalist of the 2020 Winter Olympics in freestyle, Oleksandr Abramenko.
World Karate Games champion Anzhelika Terliuga was awarded the Order of Princess Olga 1st degree.