European Youth Olympics Festival

Katya Chorniy


Katya Chorniy

17 years old, high school student


Twice Youth Olympic Champion

Ukrainian, Russian, English


Why I am part of the EYA?

“l think, l can share my sport experience with children and help them feel themselves more open to discover and explore.”

What do I give to athletes?

“I will share all my experiences, help giving some professional tips and keep the spirit within Ukrainian team. L hope, that all athletes will be able to feel the Olympic spirit and fathom its true values.”

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

“In my opinion, it is a person who is open to the world, very passionate about sport, ready to live up and spread the values of the Olympic movement.”

What is my motto?

“What makes you different just might be your greatest strength.”