Olesia Rykhliuk, the opposite of the national team of Ukraine, will defend the colors of SC "Prometey" in the 2023/24 season. This news has been announced by the president of the "red and white" club Volodymyr Dubinsky on his Facebook page.
"The leader and living legend of the national team of Ukraine, Olesia Rykhliuk, will play for VC Prometey in the 2023/24 season. This is certainly one of the best transfers in the history of our club! Olesia embodies the best traits of a true volleyball professional. That is why she has been playing stably at a high level for many years, and the interest of representatives of the strongest European leagues in her is only growing. However, this time the athlete chose her native Ukraine and "Prometey", which I am extremely happy about!" - wrote Volodymyr Mykhailovych.
Olesia Rykhliuk is an experienced volleyball player who has quite a rich playing career on her sleeve:
VC "Ginestra" (Odesa, Ukraine) (2002-2010); "Despar" (Perugia, Italy) (2010-2011); "Besiktas" (Istanbul, Turkey) (2010-2011, 2017-2019); IBK Altos (Hwaseong, South Korea) (2011-2013); "Volero" (Zurich, Switzerland) (2013-2017); "Galatasaray" (Istanbul, Turkey) (2019-2021); Kuzeyboru (Turkey) (2021-2022); "Adana Demirspor" (Turkey) (2022-2023).
In addition, the athlete has a large collection of individual awards. This indicates that she has been successful in every country she has performed in and has been consistent throughout her career:
MVP of the Swiss Cup (2013/2014); the best scorer of the 2004 European Junior Championship; Korean V-League MVP (2012/13); best attacker Korean V-League MVP (2012/13); MVP of the Swiss Championship (2013/2014, 2014/15, 2015/16); the best scorer of Top Volley International 2014/15; the best attacker, opposite and scorer of the Club World Cup (2015/16); the best opposite player of the Swiss championship (2016/17); the best server of the World Club Championship (2016/17); the best scorer of the championship of Turkey (2017/18); BVA Cup MVP (2017/18).