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Source: Russia Ministry of Sport

Today, August 17, Minister of sport of the Russian Federation Pavel Kolobkov is on a working visit in the Republic of Kalmykia.

Together with the acting head of the region bath hasikov, the Minister familiarized with work of the Republican center of sports preparation of national teams (Oirat arena), where athletes train, including those with disabilities, as well as engaged in physical culture and sports everyone.

Then I met Pavel Kolobkov and Batu Hasikov on the establishment of sports facilities in Kalmykia, including using mechanisms of public-private partnership, after which the Minister and the acting Head of the region talked with the sporting public of the Republic.

“Kalmykia is an active participant in our projects: the Federal targeted programmes and the Federal project “the norm”, which runs until 2024, and within it provides support to the construction and modernization of sports facilities and development base for the regions sports and retraining, – said Pavel Kolobkov. – At the moment, Kalmykia demonstrate indicators associated with involvement in physical culture and sports of the citizens. The region is a very athletic, there is a need to create necessary sports infrastructure. Talked to the sports society of the Republic of Kalmykia were discussed a number of topics, including the question of supporting young coaches. This program is being implemented in health systems and education. I think that we may also support for all lines regions in attracting young professionals in the sports industry”.

“Thank Pavla for the constructive dialogue, his interest in the development of physical culture and sport in our region, – said Batu Hasikov. – As for sports facilities, much depends on the authorities in the region: it is necessary to understand exactly what is needed to determine the value of thorough preparation. Now we are focusing on the completion of the project associated with the program of public-private partnership, wants to build the first in the history of Kalmykia, an indoor ice rink. It is request of residents, the ice rink will be very popular. This fall we plan to begin its construction.”

Pavel Kolobkov and Batu Hasikov also spoke with pupils of the Republican sports school of the Olympic reserve on football at the stadium “Uralan” as well as the residents and visitors of Elista during the opening of a new site for workout and Festival of sport and street culture “Here and now” in the capital of Kalmykia.

Using information and photo of the Administration of the Republic of Kalmykia

The press service of the minsport Russia


EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is a translation from Russian Language to English.

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