Monday, December 13, 2004

UNESCO "Heros for Kids" Honored in New York

Ukrainian Institute of America to Honor Heavyweight Boxing Champion Klitschko Brothers:

"The Ukrainian Institute of America (UIA) will honor Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko with its 2004 'Persons of the Year' Award, the Institute has announced. The official awards ceremony, with the Klitschkos in attendance, will be held in early 2005 in New York City, at a date to be announced.....

"Vitali retains his World Boxing Council heavyweight title by defeating Danny Williams in Las Vegas on December 11, 2004. Wladimir won Olympic gold for Ukraine in Atlanta in 1996......

"They were honored by UNESCO in 2002 as "Heroes For Kids" for their dedication to helping children in need worldwide."

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