Governor Ugra presented the awards to the Olympians and Paralympians
In Ugra he summarized the results of the sports season. Legends of Russian and world sports took part in the awards ceremony of athletes, coaches and specialists in physical culture and sports of the Autonomous Circuit “Sports Elite” after the results of 2020 and 2021, which took place on April 7. And Governor Jugry Natália Komárová handed over prizes to winners, winners, participants in competitions. Mentors, athletes’ coaches were also recorded. Details – in the material On the eve.RU.
The certificates were handed over in the Amadeus CTC Ugra-Classic hall. The governor congratulated the winners and medalists of the Olympic and Paralympic Games on successful performances.
“Yugra is proud of you, your skill, your character, the right decisions of the coaches, the achievements of the Ugra sports training system,” the head of the county told the athletes and their mentors.
The governor emphasized that the personal victories of the athletes, the courage and perseverance with which they passed the tests, unite the people of Ugra, attract children and adults to the sports movement.
“Clearly, when you are welcomed by the jubilee fan stands, it’s important. State support is also important. I believe that’s what needs to be done. And probably these and other components are encouraging athletes and coaches to make new successes,” the governor said.
She reminded the participants of the meeting of the success of the winner of the Paralympic Winter Games Michail Slinkinwho won two gold medals at the Russian Championship in Miasse (April 1, 2022), emphasized that the silver and bronze medalists of the championship were also Alexei Petrov.
According to the governor of sledge hockey players Ugra Nikolai Terentiev, Ilya Volkov, Evgeny Plotnikov, Vasily Varlakov, Konstantin Shikhov, Andrey Sokolov, Mikhail Myachin, Igor Maletskywho won a gold and silver medal at the Winter Paralympic Games “We are together. Sport” are equal to young athletes.
During the award of athletes the governor presented cash certificates in the amount of 3 to 15 million rubles. So a silver and bronze medalist from the Biathlon Olympics Christina Rezts received two certificates – for 10 and 7 million rubles. Olympic winner in the ski relay Sergei Ustugov – a certificate for 15 million rubles.
The awards have already been won by parasnowboarders mentioned by Natalia Komarov Michail Slinkin a Alexei Petrov. The merits of sledge hockey players were not ignored either. Nikolai Terentiev, Ilya Volkov, Konstantin Shikhov, Mikhail Myachin, Vasily Varlakov, Evgeny Plotnikov, Andrey Sokolov, Igor Maletsky, won second place in the team “Russia-2”.
In addition, snowboarders were awarded certificates Andrew a Natália Sobolevová – participants in the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
Kristina Rezts noted that the governor’s attention is very important for athletes.
“It’s very nice that our governor always meets with athletes. There are no limits, close free communication, it’s nice to attend such meetings, where he also honors and congratulates us on victory. If we talk about performing at the Olympics, I can’t determine which – “one medal or a race. Each of them remembered something,” she told reporters.
The governor also handed over cash certificates to the coaches Ivan Bragin, Leonid Myakishev, Alexander Vegele, Nikita Kovalenko, Alexander Zykov, Alexey Buzyrev.
As reported On the eve.RUOn February 28, the International Olympic Committee recommended that international sports federations prevent Russian and Belarusian athletes from participating in international competitions due to the situation around Russia and Ukraine. On March 2, the Russian-Belarusian team was allowed to participate in the Beijing Paralympics, but after 5 hours, the International Paralympic Committee changed its mind and banned Russian and Belarusian athletes from the Games. In support of our Paralympic athletes, the “We Are Together. Sports” Games were organized for them. The honor to accept them fell to Khanty-Mansiysk.
In just seven days, the region’s authorities have prepared the city’s best sports facilities for competitions in Khanty-Mansiysk: the AV Filipenko Winter Sports Center, the Khvoyny Urman Ski Area and the Jugra Ice Arena.
The athletes themselves and their mentors recorded a high level of organization. In an interview with a correspondent On the eve.RU Director of the Sverdlovsk Center for Adaptive Sports “Rodnik” Oleg Kulkov noted that Yugra did in a week what took Beijing seven years.
“This is the level of international competitions. No exaggeration. Khanty-Mansiysk hosted many competitions: stages of the Biathlon World Cup, domestic competitions, there were already Paralympic athletes. Very cozy biathlon area: everything is close. Logistics is very clear, there are no huge distances, traffic jams Khanty-Mansiysk is a very peculiar capital, thanks to which the atmosphere is very cozy, intimate and does not break the motto: “We are together.” It was even physically realized: everyone lived together, at the Olympian Hotel. : Beijing has been preparing for seven years, Ugra – seven days have organized an excellent broadcast, everything was not only good in Khanty-Mansiysk, but at a very high level: a wonderful opening with the invitation of pop stars, greetings from President Natalia Komarova, in a word, great attention, what athletes who find themselves in such a situation need, “- said Oleg Kulkov.
Athletes from Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Armenia and Kazakhstan took part in the games. The Russian team with 39 gold, 40 silver and 27 bronze medals took the medal. As at the Paralympic Games, medals were played in six sports: biathlon, skiing, alpine skiing, snowboarding, wheelchair curling and sledge hockey.
After presenting the certificates, Governor Natalya Komarova presented an honorary badge “Pride of Yugra” winners and winners of the Olympic Games and the Winter Paralympic Games “We’re together. Sports.” at the Sports Elite ceremony. The ceremony was accompanied by a well-known sports commentator Dmitry Guberniev.
Athletes received awards: Albert Batyrgaziev, Vasily Varlakov, Ilya Volkov, Anastasia Gontar, Igor Maletsky, Mikhail Myachin, Artur Naifonov, Alexei Petrov, Yevgeny Plotnikov, Kristina Reztsova, Zaurbek Sidakov, Mikhail Slinkin, Andrey Sokolov, Nikolai Terentievtin, Shistankh Sergey Ust. In addition, the coaches of the masters received honorary awards from the governor.
The winners of the “best sports class”, “best physical education teacher” nominations were also awarded. The “Ugra” water polo club, the “Gazprom-Ugra” mini football club and the HC “Ugra” were recognized as the best in team sports. HC “Ugra” became the best coach in team sports Vadim Epanchintsev.
Artur Naifonov, Andrey Sobolev, Timur Naniev, Sergey Ustyugov and Kristina Reztsova became the winners of the “Best Athlete in Olympic Sports” nomination. And in the main nomination “Best Athlete of the Year Ugra” Olympic champions Albert Batyrgaziev, Zaurbek Sidakov, Maxim Khramcov and the Paralympic winner Anastasia Gontar.
It should be noted that the “Sports Elite” competition has been held in Ugre since 1996. The best of the six nominations were awarded at the first ceremony, and the winners were the district biathletes. In the years 2020-2021, the competition did not take place due to restrictions related to the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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