The professor at Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute became a prize-winner of the Small European Championship in athletics.
Historian Borys Kovalsky represented Ukraine in five disciplines at competitions in the Czech Republic and won gold for the javelin throw, three silver medals for hammer-throwing, shot-put, and discus throwing, and bronze in the weight throw. He got into the top five record holders in the hammer throw and received a cup.
Professor of history Kovalsky is a master of sports in decathlon, and an absolute champion in athletics among veterans.
Until the age of 70, he was the champion of Kyiv Polytechnic Institute in weightlifting among students. At the age of 79, Borys Kovalsky keeps going in for sports. He dedicates his achievements to his family and Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute, which were always his incentives for victory. He is still ready to compete with his own students in sports.