The Russian team, which took part in the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku, has returned home. The heroes of EYOF-2019, along with their medals, landed on a comfortable Aeroflot liner in terminal D of Sheremetyevo airport where the traditional solemn ceremony of welcoming the young athletes took place.
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In the Olympic Village of athletesin Baku, where members of the Russian Olympic team live, a solemn welcomingceremony was held for the young athletes who will start competing at the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF) on Monday.
On 19 July, athletes and coaches, who are taking part in the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival in Baku (Azerbaijan), were offered anti-doping training seminars at the premises of the ″Ozero Krugloye″ Training Centre of the national teams of Russia, organised by the Russian anti-doping agency RUSADA with support from the Russian Olympic Committee.
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Today, at the premises of the ″Ozero Krugloye″ Training Centre, the solemn seeing-off ceremony for the Russian Olympic team took place. The team is going to the XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival which starts in Baku (Azerbaijan) on 21 July.
Pursuant to the instructions of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin following the meeting of the Council under the President of the Russian Federation on the Development of Physical Education and Sports, held on March 24, 2014, the Russian Olympic Committee developed the Olympic Country Development Assistance Program, guided by the Olympic Charter, according to which, one of the tasks of National Olympic Committees is to promote the development of mass sports, and also within the framework of the international movement ″Sport for All″.
Every June, the Russian Olympic Committee holds the All-Russian Olympic Day, which is dedicated to the main state or sporting events of the year.
In order to popularize the ideas of Olympism among the younger generation and involve children and young people in systematic physical education and sports, the Russian Olympic Committee, after the Olympic Games in Sochi, launched a new sports and educational project Olympic Patrol, which is part of the Olympic Country program.