The Day of winter sports will take place in Yamal for the first time
16:06 20 января 2015
Категории: News in English
Preparation to the Day of winter sports was started in Yamal. According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the regional department of physical culture and sport, the all-Russian action is planned by the initiative of the Olympic collective of Russia.
It will start on the 7th of February, on the Day of opening of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi that took place last year.
As it is informed in the department, the Day of winter sports will become a full-scale federal event and will be supported in the region. Mass sports activities on ice hockey, ski race, snowboarding and short track speed skating are planned. All people, who want, will participate in them.
Besides, this year many sports events will be dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.