A new sporting ground was built by the Yelena Isinbayeva Charity Foundation within the framework of the federal program «Development of physical culture and sport in Russia ». The ground includes a multifunctional zone 40 x 20 meters in size for games-based sport: mini football, basketball, handball and a play set with the equipment for general physical trainings.

Yelena Isinbayeva, President of the Fund and two-time Olympic champion, Mikhail Chernov, vice president of the Committee of physical culture and sport of the Volgograd region and Sergei Ponomarev, Head of Serafimovich took part in the official opening ceremony of the sporting ground.

Yelena Isinbayeva said: “We would be happy if such sporting grounds were in every common area of Volgograd and its region. Without the support of local and federal authorities it will be impossible to implement this goal. I express my gratitude to the Ministry of Sport of Russian Federation for their approval of our project and authorization to implement it. Take care of want is built for you:it is always much easier to destroy than to preserve. We wish you to be healthy and to believe in yourself no matter what, and then you will achieve all your goals!”

This year sporting grounds at the following addresses were built within the framework of the Charity Foundation’s project:

1. 23 ul. Kholzunova, Volgograd

2. 94 pr. Universitetsky, Volgograd

3. 18 ul. Dymchenko, Volgograd

4. 141 ul. Druzhby, Volzhsky

5. 14 and 14a ul. Engelsa, - 57, 59, 59а ul. Oborony, Mikhailovka

6. 2а ul. Partizanskaya, st. Nizhniy Chir, Surovikino region

7. Square at the per. Kirpichny, Serafimovich

8. 110 ul. Stepnaya, r.p. Novy Rogachik, Gorodischensky region

9. 15 ul. Menzhinskogo, Volgograd

10. 291 ul. Shkolnaya, pos. Privolzhsky, Svetloyarsky region

© Photos: Publishing house «Volgogradskaia pravda» / Sergei Kashirsky