Jumps over narty and throwing of a tynzyan. Representatives of Yamal aim for winning new records and victories
16:13 13 ноября 2018
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The Cup of Russia on the Northern All-Around was opened in Salekhard on the 13th of November. Sportspeople from the Republic of Komi, Magadan Oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Evenk Autonomous Okrug, Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Chukotka Autonomous Okrug and Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug came to the tournament.
The opening ceremony was held in the center for culture and sports. The acting director of the department of physical culture and sports of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Tatyana Maksimova welcomed the participants from 8 regions of the country and wished the sportspeople for good luck and bright victories. According to her, Salekhard has conducted the competitions of such level for the fourth time, for the first time they were held in 1995.
Within five days the sportspeople will compete at several venues of the town. The young people will compete in the northern triple jump, running with a stick, throwing of an axe at the distance, throwing of a tynzyan on a khorey and jumping over narty – nomadic sleighs. (A tynzyan is a rope lasso for catching a reindeer, a khorey is a long pole for driving a reindeer sleigh).The tournament was opened with the triple national jump.
Every year sportspeople of Yamal participate in various competitions, including the Cup of Russia. Often they bring prizes. For example, last year they won more than 10 medals in different disciplines.
It should be noted that the Northern All-Around is being developed in all autonomous regions and northern territories of the Russian Federation — from Murmansk Oblast to Chukotka.