Dmitriy Kobylkin: GTO will make physical culture and sport more accessible for young people
10:48 29 октября 2014
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In Salekhard the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin conducted the sitting of the interdepartmental council on inculcation and fulfillment of the complex on physical training and sport «Ready for labor and defense» or GTO.
As the head of the region notes, more than 50 modern sports establishments were input to operation in the region during the latest years. It positively influenced on sports achievements of people of Yamal. He congratulated a chess player of Yamal Alexandra Goryachkina from Salekhard and an athlete from Muravlenko Artyom Tsepelev, who had become the world champions, with high results.
In the region more than 180 thousand people are busy with sport permanently. Yamal is considerably ahead of many Russian regions on this index. As Dmitriy Kobylkin considers, the region should not stop on the achieved results. In conformity with the regional Strategy on development of physical culture and sport, till 2020 this index should reach 240 thousand people or about 40 percent of population of Yamal.
As the head of the region underlines, inculcation of the complex on physical culture and sport «Ready for labor and defense» in the region will make physical culture and sport more accessible and will allow young people fulfilling their potential.
The director of the department on physical culture and sport of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Alexander Eirikh told about the system of inculcation of the All-Russian complex «Ready for labor and defense». The first stage is experimental. According to his words, interdepartmental committees were formed, normative and legal base of GTO and plans were developed in all towns and settlements.
The second stage will start since the first of January of 2016. It foresees inculcation of the complex GTO in all educational institutions of Yamal. The third stage will start since 2017, when the complex GTO will be spread around the whole Russia among all age groups.
As Alexander Eirikh underlines, the complex GTO will give the opportunity to define level of physical training of population in Yamal. Of course, sport is a personal thing for everyone. But a physically developed person is more competitive, patriotic, ready for service in the army and has longer life, as Alexander Eirikh notes.