• Sports festival “Every child is worth the pedestal”


Sports festival “Every child is worth the pedestal”


Last weekend a sports festival “Every child is worth the pedestal”, organised by Yelena Isinbayeva Charity Foundation took place in the Sports Centre “Spartanets”. 150 children from 11 special schools and boarding school of the Volgograd region participated in the festival. The event programme included sports competitions, creativity competitions and an entertaining part. At the end of the first day, when the sports multidiscipline competition was finished, the children went to the theatre Kazachiy to see a pre-New Year play “Silver hoof”.

Yelena Gadzhievna Isinbayeva, president of the Charity Fund and Olympic gold medallist, Andrey Vladimirovich Kosolapov, president of the guardian council of the fund, head of Volgograd and Larisa Nikolayevna Kozhevnikova, vice-president of the Education and Science Committee of the Volgograd region.

At the end of the second day the winners of the two-day competitions were awarded by Yelena Isinbayeva with medals, cups and prizes.

The festival was organised due to voluntary donations from persons and corporate entities who had been received in the frames of the event “Charity colour run”, Aleksandr Malashkin’s targeted aid, help of head of Volgograd Andrey Kosolapov and thanks to the IAAF programme “Athletics for a Better World”.