The XIV European Youth Olympic Winter Festival has ended in Sarajevo. Russian athletes won 12 medals – two gold, seven silver and three bronze ones. On February 15, a ceremony honouring the winners was held at the HILLS hotel which became an Olympic Village over the course of the festival.
As part of the working meeting held today between the President of ROC Stanislav Pozdnyakov and the head of RSF Denis Tikhomirov, it was announced that the cooperation agreement will be extended for four years.
As part of her visit to Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to attend the I International Children’s Games ″Children of Asia″, ROC Secretary General Anastasia Davydova held a number of business meetings with NOC leaders of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
Today ROC President continued a series of working meetings with the leaders of winter sports federations, which resulted in the four-year extension of cooperation agreements with the federations of Curling and Cross Country Skiing.
Anastasia Davydova: The Children of Asia Games play a significant role in the development of children’s and youth sports9 February
ROC Secretary General, five-time synchronised swimming Olympic champion Anastasia Davydova took part in a briefing on the opening of the 1st Children of Asia International Sports Games in Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia.
The International Paralympic Committee announced today the reinstatement of the RPC’s membership in this organisation — for the time being conditionally, until 15 March 2019, when this decision will officially take effect. Also, the Russian Paralympic Committee was presented with a number of requirements that must be strictly followed up to December 2022 to preserve its status as an IPC member.
The Novogorsk Training Centre hosted today a ceremony of seeing off the Russian Olympic team for the 14th European Youth Olympic Winter Festival in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Before the departure, the young athletes were addressed by ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov; ROC Secretary General, five-time synchronised swimming Olympic champion Anastasia Davydova; and RUSADA Director General Yury Ganus.
The general meeting of delegates of the All-Russian Association of Summer Olympic Sports (ARASOS) was held today in the Russian Olympic Committee, where elections of the new president and the Executive committee of the organization took place.
The Russian Olympic Committee held the first meeting of the Sport for All Commission in 2019 chaired by Honorary Vice President of ROC and Olympic champion in diving Vladimir Vasin.
On February 9, the XIV European Youth Olympic Festival starts in Sarajevo. Athletes from 46 countries aged 14–18 will compete for medals in eight different types of sports, including snowboarding.