All-Russia Athletics Competitions “Isinbaeva Cup”
14-15 May All-Russia athletics competitions “Isinbaeva Cup” will take place at the stadium of the Volgograd Academy of Physical Education. The competitions are organised by the Yelena Isinbaeva Charity foundation founded by the two-time Olympic gold medallist Yelena Isinbaeva.
About 500 girls and boys from across the country and born in 2001 and 2002 will participate in the competitions which include the following events: 100 m run, 200 m run, 400 m run, 800 m run, 1500 m run, 110 m hurdles, 300 m hurdles, 4x100 m relay race, long jump, triple jump, high jump and shot put. But the main event of the competitions is pole vaulting – people of all age are invited to compete in this sports event.
According to Yelena Isinbaeva, two-time Olympic Champion and President of the Charity Foundation, «this year we’ve decided to hold the pole vaulting among men and women of all ages and to make this sports event the most important one at our competitions. We will be glad to see everyone who wishes to participate. I hope that personal records will be hit at this Cup and we will see your best results. These competitions will be hold officially that’s why all the results will be considered and the corresponding sports ranks will be awarded.»
The competitions are approved by All-Russia Athletic Federation and included in the calendar of the basic athletic championships of the country.