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Ukrainians will determine who of prominent residents of Odesa will be commemorated on the medals of the international race Odesa Half Marathon

We begin the open online voting for the prominent Odesa resident to be depicted on this year’s medals of the second Odesa half marathon to be held on June 25. The vote can be made until May 3 this year at the half marathon website odesahalfmarathon.org. Anyone can vote.   

The organizers invite you to vote for one of the outstanding individuals whose professional and creative activity influenced the history of the city, made Odesa and Ukraine world-famous. The list of candidates includes famous writers, artists and scientists, namely:

* Alexandre de Langeron;

* Duc de Richelieu;

* Leonid Utyosov;

* Illia Ilf and Yevhen Petrov;

* Anna Akhmatova;

* David Oistrakh;

* José de Ribas;

* Isaac Babel;

* Kostandi Ciriaco;

* Volodymyr Filatov.   

They made Odesa famous, their names are known not only in Ukraine but also abroad. The initiator of the vote is Run Ukraine, the organizer of the international race Odesa Half Marathon for the second year in a row.

This concept of voting for the person to be displayed on medals is used for all events of the Run Ukraine Running League in 2017.

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Daria Savchenko

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Viktoriia Veremiienko

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