A sportswoman from Yamal Ksenia Kuznetsova won the gold medal at the all-Russian competitions in Russian draughts among men and women “Taman Peninsula”. The event was held on the shore of the Azov Sea in the village Golubitskaya. Experienced sportspeople from 13 Russian regions participated in the competitions.
Ksenia has recently moved to Yamal. Before that she lived in Moscow region. The famous sportswoman studies at Russian State Social University at the faculty of physical culture and works as a sportswoman-instructor in the sports school of Olympic reserve “Altis” in Noyabrsk. She is the repeated winner of various Russian and world competitions. Thus, this February Ksenia took the first place in the Championship of the Central Federal Okrug.
According to a coach Ruzanna Pavlova, not only chess, but also draughts sport will be developed now in Yamal with arrival of such strong athlete.
“However, it will take a lot of effort. In particular, it needs to create the Federation of Russian draughts in the region”, she said.