Ukraine played their first international match back in 1992 – when they beat Lithuania 3-0 on October 24. They are the bronze medal winners of the 1993 European Championship while they finished seventh in 1995 and 1997 – and fourth in 2001. Their resume includes 9th place, 15th place and 13th place from the 2003, 2011 and 2017 editions of the continental showpiece event. Their only participation in the World Championship and the Olympics came in 1994 and 1996 when they settled for the ninth and eleventh place, respectively. Ukraine are the gold medal winners from the 2017 edition of the European League.