People of Yamal are celebrating the Day of winter kinds of sport
14:28 6 февраля 2015
Категории: News in English
The All-Russian days of winter kinds of sports dedicated to the anniversary of the Olympic Games in Sochi are taking place in Yamal in February.
The sports holiday is being organized by the government of Yamal, the regional department on physical culture and sport at support of the Olympic committee of Russia.
Ski race, competitions on ice hockey, figure skating and short track speed skating are planned in all towns and districts. The main event is taking place in Noviy Urengoy on a skating-rink of the central sports complex. The program of the event includes competitions on figure skating, contests and quizzes on Olympic themes, the hockey contest among young men. The festival on snowboarding and exhibition performance on short track speed skating is planned.
On open sports grounds of Nadym district sportspeople are showing their adroitness in the competition on snowboarding. The regional stage of the All-Russian festival on hockey among amateur teams is taking place here.
The unusual show was prepared for inhabitants of Yamalskiy district. Here the competitions on short track speed skating are taking place.
In the town Noyabrsk the Day of winter kinds of sport is being marked with the hockey tournament with participation of amateur yard teams on hockey with a ball in felt boots «valenki». («Valenki» is a Russian traditional folk footgear).
The activities are taking place also in other towns and districts of the region. According to the information given to a correspondent of IA «Sever-Press» in the regional department on physical culture and sport, it is supposed that more than 6000 people will become the participants of the holiday.