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Ukraine. Qualifiers for “Battle of the Nations”-2015 </br>- Results

Ukraine. Qualifiers for “Battle of the Nations”-2015
- Results

    A Qualifying Tournament for the right to join Team Ukraine and participate in the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015. February 14-15.   Category “5 vs 5” - Results: 1-st place. “Ayna Bera-1, club Ayna Bera” 2-d place. “Garmata”, club “Knyaz” 3-d place. “Sharukhan-Rarog” “Sharukhan” and “Rarog” clubs 4-th place. “Keshikten, club Keshikten” 5-th place. “Fist of Jesus” and “Luxemburg”, “ Flanders” and “EU”   Category…

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Vyshutin, Ukraine: “I try to do complex exercises, because if you focus only on one point, it’ll do no good.”

Vyshutin, Ukraine: “I try to do complex exercises, because if you focus only on one point, it’ll do no good.”

    Ilyas Vyshutin, fighter of "Knyaz" club (Kharkiv, Ukraine), fighter of the National Team of Ukraine     … Concerning his way to HMB sport  It happened by chance, two years ago my friend offered me to try it... Today, historical medieval battle for me is an opportunity to feel alive, real.     … Concerning his armor  My armor dates back to early 15th century, Italy. My helmet…

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Tapsell, New Zealand: “It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt!”

Tapsell, New Zealand: “It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt!”

    All the teams showed their best, but the most important moment for me was the fight of our team against Ukraine. The fact is that since I’ve started practising HMB sport, I’ve been a fan of the National Team of Ukraine. It was amazing to fight against Ukraine in buhurt! I managed to bring down several Ukrainian fighters and it was worth a journey across the world!  …

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Ilyas Vyshutin, Ukraine: “Anthem of Ukraine played on bagpipes is better than an energy drink!”

Ilyas Vyshutin, Ukraine: “Anthem of Ukraine played on bagpipes is better than an energy drink!”

    Our National Team had a nice support group at "Battle of the Nations"! We saw the Ukrainian flag in the stands, and the Ukrainian national anthem played on bagpipes was better than an energy drink. I know that the support group was organized by Konstantin Parkhomenko, and we’re grateful for that! Guys from the club "Ayna Bera" (Kyiv) and civil members of the club "Knyaz" (Kharkiv) rooted for…

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Vitaliy Tkachenko: “Guys, I am impressed of your strong spirit and bravery”

Vitaliy Tkachenko: “Guys, I am impressed of your strong spirit and bravery”

  Ukrainian Vitaliy Tkachenko  is one of the “Four of Trogir Pioneers”-  the  fighters who  first fought on the land that now is hosting  the World Championship in Historical Medieval Battle.   It was in February – 2014… But May broke his plans: pitiful injury on the training. The gypsum and crutches are not an excuse to be depressed, give up and turn from the right way.  Tkachenko has managed…

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Anton Trubnikov, Ukraine: “We always set maximum tasks!”

Anton Trubnikov, Ukraine: “We always set maximum tasks!”

  Team Ukraine will have a renewed composition this year. The team has got a "new blood" (it is a natural process in any sport). The National Team includes representatives of almost all the major cities of Ukraine, namely fighters from Kyiv, Kharkiv, Poltava, Zaporizhia, Odessa, Dnipropetrovsk. This year the competition for a place in the National Team was tough as never before, we had a qualifying event for the…

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It’s high time for “authentic cheerleaders” to warm up their vocal cords

It’s high time for “authentic cheerleaders” to warm up their vocal cords

  Concerning the contest of "authentic" support groups, the largest national teams participating in "Battle of the Nations", namely Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Poland, Italy will have the biggest number of cheerleaders.     The information was conveyed by Marina Amelokhina, Head of HMBIA PR & marketing committee.   In her opinion, the best chance of winning is on the side of Belarusian fans.   "They are very serious about supporting…

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Ukraine. Qualifying round for World Championship HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Ukraine. Qualifying round for World Championship HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  Group battles – 5x5 There are teams, which got three first places at the selection tournament in Dnipropetrovsk, are coming out as a part of the Ukrainian National Team in “5x5” category at “Battle of the Nations”-2014: 1 – “Knyaz – Aina Bera-1” (Kharkiv, Kyiv) 2 –“DZK” (Dnipropetrovsk, Zaporizhia, Kharkiv) 3 – “Sharukhan” (Kharkiv) Team fighters, which took 4 and 5 places – “Fist of Jesus” (Kyiv, “Flandria”) and…

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Craftsmen and fighters rejoice when they learn about weapon fair available at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

Craftsmen and fighters rejoice when they learn about weapon fair available at “Battle of the Nations”-2014

  The decision to hold a separate weapon fair at "Battle of the Nations"-2014 caused a stir among the participants of the festival.   The information was conveyed by Marina Amelokhina, Head of HMBIA PR & marketing committee.   According to her, craftsmen from different countries are trying to get to the fair. Ukrainian armourers, for example, are now trying to clarify the situation with the duties to see whether…

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