From 17 to 29 July 2013 the world championship in athletics for athletes with disabilities takes place in Lyon (France); Svitlana Mykytina and Viktoriya Kravchenko from Kherson Regional Centre "Invasport" in the national team of Ukraine are participating in the championship.
Thus, they were enrolled in the national team of Ukraine to participate in this championship on the results of the Ukrainian championship in athletics for athletes with disabilities, which was held from 3 to 6 June 2013 in Yevpatoriya.
Svitlana Mykytina - master of sports of international class, two-time champion of Ukraine in 2011, silver medalist of the international athletics competition among athletes with lesions of the musculoskeletal system, as well as the best paralympics athlete of 2011.
Viktoriya Kravchenko - Ukrainian athlete, Honored Master of Sports of Ukraine and the three-time silver medalist of Summer Paralympic Games in 2008 and 2012. In addition, Viktoriya was awarded the Order of Princess Olga II cen. (2012) - for the achievement of high results at the XIV Paralympic Games in London, courage, dedication and the will to win, the rise of the international authority of Ukraine and the Order of Princess Olga III cen. (2008) - for the achievement of high results at the XIII Paralympic Games in Beijing (China), courage, dedication and the will to win, raise the international prestige of Ukraine.