Yamal will accept the international children’s tournament on volleyball
8:49 21 сентября 2017
Категории: News in English
The Arctic international children’s tournament on volleyball for the Cup of the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug will be started in Noviy Urengoy on the 24th of September.
Teams from Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Ufa, Nizhnevartovsk, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Bulgaria will become participants. The team of Yamal will be represented by the youngest participants of the tournament – pupils of sports schools for children and youth from Salekhard and Noviy Urengoy.
As the head of the town Noviy Urengoy Ivan Kostogryz notes, it is fine that sport strengthens international relations. It is big honor to accept the tournament of such level, to welcome young volleyball players from Russian regions and other countries. Volleyball was always a favorite kind of sport in Noviy Urengoy. And today this kind of sport has many supporters, as he underlines.
The competitions were organized by the regional department on physical culture and sport together with the regional volleyball federation of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. 8 strongest teams will compete for the main award during 5 days. The audience will see impressive matches. Also the organizers prepared presents for all the participants, and the team-winner will receive medals, honorary diplomas and precious presents in addition to the Cup of the governor of Yamal.
According to the information given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” by the manager of the regional volleyball federation of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Tatiana Pimenova, tournaments of such level were not conducted in Yamal earlier. Popularization of volleyball and its active development between schools of the Autonomous Okrug is the main task of the competition, as she says.