Twelve teams of reindeer herders from Yamal, Yugra and Taymyr will compete in Nadym
9:06 4 марта 2015
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12 teams from towns and districts of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug (Yugra) and also from Dolgan-Nenets District (Taymyr) were invited to participate in the jubilee 20th open competitions of reindeer herders. Each team consists of 10 sportspeople.
This information was given by the chief of the board on physical culture and sport of Nadym district Sergey Maslov on the press-conference dedicated to issues of preparation to the Reindeer Herders Day.
Traditionally the competitions will take place on 6 national sports disciplines. The team-winner and the owner of the main prize – the Cup of the governor of Yamal will be defined by the results of the competitions. The referees will evaluate the participants of the race of reindeer teams separately. Also it is planned to conduct the exhibition of hunting dogs and the race of dog-sleds, as it is informed on the official website of the district administration.
The participants of the competitions among strong men «ArcticMan» will arrive to Nadym for the second time. Mas-wrestling – the ethnic competition is waiting for the contestants this year beside traditional kinds of sport.
The journalists asked about readiness of sports grounds to conducting of the competitions. The head of the board on physical culture and sport notes that preparation of the places for the competitions is being conducted in conformity with the set terms. As Sergey Maslov underlines, the organizers have big experience in conducting of such competitions, all issues are being solved in the regular course of work.