• Opening of sixth sports ground in Volgograd


Opening of sixth sports ground in Volgograd


In 2015 six sports complexes were constructed according to the Yelena Isinbayeva Charity Fund’s project in the frames of the implementation of a federal target programme “Development of physical culture and sport in 2006-2015”.

The total cost of the project is more than 25 mln. rubles. 17,5 mln. rubles of them are allocated from the federal budget, the rest of the money is a co-financing of the municipal and regional budgets of Volgograd and the Volgograd region.

Vice-governor Vasiliy Galushkin, Olympic gold medallists Yelena Slesarenko, Tatiana Lebedeva, president of the regional sport committee Aleksandr Glinianov and Yelena Isinbayeva herself were present at the formal opening of the sports ground in Voroshilovsky district.

- All the six sports grounds are ready and we have finished this year project successfully –vice-governor Vasiliy Galushkin underlined. – I should say that we also continue the construction of sports objects in the territory of the Volgograd region.

-We’ll continue the work in this direction – Yelena Isinbayeva said.- In the future, despite the complicated financial conditions we will construct not less than 6 sports grounds. I think that our project is good, needed and socially important and I am happy that we’ve managed to implement everything which we conceived this year.

The well-known athlete thanked Minister of Sport in Russia Vitaliy Mutko and governor of the Volgograd region Andrey Bocharov for the support of the fund’s projects. “We construct these sports grounds to give support to the outdoor sport – Isinbayeva said – Who knows, maybe these children will turn into real sport stars and will bring fame to the Volgograd region.