Victor Zubkov: “ROC Initiatives, such as the National Olympic Day, fulfill a very important mission”

2 July

To the participants, organizers and guests of the XXIX all-Russian Olympic Day!

Congratulations to Sophya Velikaya!

8 June

Today, on June 8, Olympic champion in fencing on sabers, double silver Olympic prize-winner (2012 and 2016), 7-time world champion, 11-time European champion, Chairman of the ROC Athletes’ Commission Sofya Velikaya celebrates her birthday!

Thomas Bach Congratulated Pozdnyakov on his Election to as President of the ROC

30 May

Today, on 30 May, Head of the IOC sent a letter to Stanislav Pozdnyakov, who was elected as President of the ROC. In his message, Thomas Bach stressed that the vote shows the confidence that the members of the Russian Olympic movement have in the new head of the ROC. According to the President of the IOC, this is a necessary guarantee for Stanislav Pozdnyakov’s further success in his new position.


20 April

Today, April 20, 2018, Elena Vyalbe, President of the Cross-Country Skiing Federation of Russia, famous skier, three-time Olympic champion and 14-time world champion, honored master of sports and honored coach of Russia, is celebrating her anniversary.

Happy birthday!

11 April

April, 11 is the birthday of the Honored coach of Russia, Professor, Rector of the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sports, Youth and Tourism, author of 170 scientific and educational works Tamara Mikhailova. Today she turned 60.

Dear Ladies! Happy Women’s Day!

8 March

The Russian Olympic Committee congratulates beautiful ladies on the international women’s day, the day of spring, beauty, love and charm!

Shamil Tarpishchev is 70!

7 March

Today, member of the Executive Committee of the ROC, IOC member and President of the Russian Tennis Federation Shamil Tarpischev celebrates his anniversary. The team of the Russian Olympic Committee sincerely congratulates Shamil Anvyarovich on his birthday and wishes him good health, happiness, prosperity, good luck, success in work and, of course, new Olympic victories!

Vladimir Vasin is 71!

9 January

Today the first Soviet Olympic champion in Diving, honorary Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee Vladimir Vasin turn 71.

Igor Kazikov is 67!

31 December 2017

Igor Kazikov, Deputy Director General of the Russian Olympic Committee for Sports, celebrated his birthday on the last day of the year. The ROC team congratulates Igor Borisovich on his  67th anniversary and the new year!

Gennady Timchenko turned 65!

9 November 2017

On November 9th, Vice President of the Russian Olympic Committee, member of the ROC Executive Committee, SKA Ice Hockey Club President Gennady Timchenko celebrates his birthday. The Russian Olympic Committee congratulates Gennady on his birthday  and wishes him further professional success, happiness and health!