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Belarus, Armenia and Turkmenistan will take part in the Summer Games "We are together. Sports"

23.06.2022 ТАСС 52 просмотров

The Russian national team will train at four federal training centers of the Ministry of Sports.


Athletes from Russia, Belarus, Armenia and Turkmenistan will take part in the Summer Paralympic Games "We are together. Sports". This was announced to TASS on Wednesday by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.

"On behalf of the President of Russia, we are creating conditions for maintaining the competitive activity of our athletes and para—athletes," Dmitry Chernyshenko said. — The Summer Paralympic Games will be another large-scale competition, which will be held under the auspices of the movement "We are together. Sports“. The popularity of the Paralympic Winter Games in Khanty-Mansiysk confirms their relevance, including for foreign teams. More than 850 athletes are planning to take part in the Summer Games in Sochi, including 150 of them — representatives of Belarus, Armenia and Turkmenistan, of course, cooperation is underway to organize the participation of athletes from other countries — the SCO, BRICS and CIS."

According to the Deputy Prime Minister, the Russian national team will train at four federal training centers of the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, which are adapted for training events among athletes with disabilities and equipped with all the necessary infrastructure.

"Slogan "We are together. Sport“has already become a stable symbol of justice and unity, respect for its rivals," the Sports minister added Oleg Matytsin. — We are all united by sport, which is a factor in strengthening interdepartmental and interstate ties. We all perfectly remember the festive and positive atmosphere of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi and the high level of organization of competitions, highly appreciated by the international sports community. I am sure that the Paralympic Games "We are together. Sports" in Sochi will also be held in the atmosphere of a great sports festival."

President of the Russian Paralympic Committee (RPC)Pavel Rozhkov stressed that the organization, with the support of the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Sports and the administration of the Krasnodar Territory, is carrying out systematic work on organizing and preparing for competitions. "In the current political conditions, the RCC cooperates with the national Paralympic committees of friendly countries to make the competitions as competitive and representative as possible. This will help our athletes to restore their competitive experience and show their best results in the sports arena," he saidPavel Rozhkov.

Summer Paralympic Games "We are together. Sport" will be held from October 2 to 9 in Sochi.

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