Preliminaries for “Every child is worth standing on podium” competitions in Astrakhan
On 9 and 10 of December on the territory of a sports complex “ New Generation” competitions between 150 students from 11 social institutions of the Astrakhan region took place.
At the opening ceremony Vice-Chairman of Government – Minister of Social development and Labour of the Astrakhan region Oleg Petelin, Olympic silver and bronze medalist in Water Polo Dimitri Stratan and Handball Olympic champion Andrei Tumiantsev did welcoming speeches. They wished to all the participants of the competitions a success and interesting games, mastery and memorable victories.
Two times Olympic champion, president of the charity fund Yelena Isinbaeva said: “Dear participants, I wish you victories, belief in yourself and courage! Don’t forget to help your relatives. There are no losers at this festival because during these two days you are going to compete with your inner self.”
The teams competed in sport dance, GTO multidiscipline events (shuttle run, pull-ups, push-ups, long jumps and flexibility). On the second day the played sport games “Sniper” and “Piatnashki” while the youngest participants competed in drawing contest called “Football World Cup 2018 in Russia: its meaning and how you see it”.
According to the results of the competitions in team rating in GTO multidiscipline events the students from “Yunost” center became the winners. The team from “Sozvezdie” Centre became the first in the dance competitions. These two teams will take part in the final competitions in May 2018 which will take place in Volgograd.
In each age group girls and boys with the best results in GTO multidiscipline event were selected and for each category they were awarded with valuable prizes, medals and certificates.
We express our gratitude to the Governor of the Astrakhan region Aleksandr Zhilkin , Ministry of sport of the Astrakhan region, Ministry of Labour and Social development of the Astrakhan region and Ministry of Education of the Astrakhan region for the support in organization of the sports festival “Every child is worth standing on podium”.
The project was implemented thanks to the money received with a grant of President of Russian Federation dedicated for the development of a civic society.