3 September 2013
Oleg Saitov held an Olympic lesson in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk
On September 3 the first Olympic lesson was held in the Sakhalin region. Oleg Saitov, two-time Olympic champion and the regional Minister of sports, tourism and youth policy acted as a teacher at Lyceum №1 of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
Lyceum was chosen as the site for the Olympic lesson in Sakhalin for a good reason. Five torchbearers will represent it in the Olympic Torch Relay in the territory of the Sakhalin Region. Two students, two graduates and one teacher.
At the beginning of the Olympic lesson the students were told about the genesis of the Olympic Winter Games. After the historical part Oleg Saitov, the two-time Olympic champion, Minister of sport, tourism and youth policy of the Sakhalin Region, took the stage.
The famous boxer told his own life story. He told about the victories, the defeats and the self-belief as an integral part of success. In the end all the participants of the first Olympic lesson in the Sakhalin Region and a double Olympic champion made a group picture.