European Youth Olympics Festival

Vira Perederii

Ukraine

Vira Perederii

26 years old, Senior officer of the NOC of Ukraine

rhythmic gymnastics

Finalist of the Olympic Games 2008, Medalist of the World Cups and Universiade

Ukrainian, Russian, English, German

Interview

Why I am part of the EYA?

“I was a YA for the YOG 2016. It was successful and I got an experience of that role. I wanted to share my experience with the youth at the Festival.”

What did I give to athletes?

“I helped to create team spirit before the EYOF.”

How do I describe a European Young Ambassador (EYA)?

“A youth leader for the athletes at competitions and a “bridge” between the staff and athletes.”

How did I interact with athletes?

“I used social media to interact with athletes and share their stories.”

What did I learn from my job as a EYA?

“We (Youth!) can and have to change this world, and create a better version of it through the sport!”

What was my motto?

“Do your best!”

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