Sochi will host the Spartakiad for children of railway workers

On May 2-4, 2018, Sochi will host the Spartakiad for children of Russian railway workers.  400 athletes aged 10-13 will come to the capital of the XXII Winter Olympics from all over the country to determine the strongest athletes in basketball, mini-football, swimming, table tennis and athletic. One of the organizers of the sports festival was the Russian Sports Society  Lokomotiv, a partner of the Russian Olympic Committee and a member of the Olympic Сountry.

Competitions will be held at the Yunost sports complex (Sochi, Adler district, Lenin street, 88) and in the pool of the Zapolarie sanatorium (Sochi, Pirogov street, 10).

The opening ceremony of the Spartakiad will be held on May 2 at 09:30 at the track and field stadium of the Yunost sports complex. All events of the competition program will be held from 10:30 to 18:00 on May 2 and 3.

The award ceremony will take place on May 4 in the Sea Galaxy cinema concert hall (Sochi Chernomorskaya str., 4), it will begin at 16:00. The program of the event includes the final of the eSports team tournament and the popular intellectual quiz Brainstorming.

The Spartakiad for children of Russian railway workers is an annual large-scale event held by the Russian Railways company and the Lokomotiv sports society in order to improve the level of physical fitness and sports skills of children of the railway workers. In different years, the largest industry children’s sports festival was hosted by Moscow, Sochi, Kazan, Staraya Ruza, Irkutsk, Samara and St. Petersburg.

More information about the games you can get on the Locomotive website – rfsolokomotiv.ru.

Let us recall that in April 2017, the Russian Olympic Committee and the Lokomotiv sports society signed an agreement on cooperation, in which the parties agreed to develop mass sports, promote a healthy and active lifestyle, primarily through the organization and holding of joint mass sports events. The Lokomotiv sports society received the status of ‘the participant of the Olympic Country program of the ROC’ and the right to place the symbols of the Program on the non-commercial events held jointly with the ROC, aimed at the development of mass sports.