On February 24, Russia attacked Ukraine. Since then, nearly 250 Ukrainians have fled to Moldova, a small country of 000 million people.

With the country saturated and war raging in Ukraine, Chisinau entrepreneur SERGIU DURLEŞTEANU decided to turn the gym he recently opened into a temporary shelter for refugees.

The 600 square meter sports complex is now home to nearly 100 refugees. Among them is an 80-year-old woman from the Ukrainian city of Kharkov.

Le Kangaroo Squash & Padel ahead Club was opened a few weeks ago. After the start of the war, the sports complex became a refuge for refugees.

SERGIU DURLEŞTEANU says:

“I received women, mothers, children. Everything you see here was open for maybe a month and now we have what we have, thanks to everyone who helped us. »

Source: TV Moldova

Franck Binisti

Franck Binisti discovers the padel at the Club des Pyramides in 2009 in the Paris region. Since padel is part of his life. You often see him touring France going to cover the major events of padel French.