We offer you the full text of the speech by ROC President Stanislav Pozdnyakov during the annual Olympic meeting held today at the Russian Olympic Committee.
Stanislav Pozdnyakov: “The only plan ahead is the full participation of the Russian Olympic team in Tokyo 2020”
The President of the Russian Olympic Committee spoke to reporters after the meeting of the ROC Athletes’ Commission with representatives of the All-Russian Sports Federations. He emphasized that this meeting was the first of its kind and was completely justified. During the meeting, there was productive dialogue which turned out to be useful for all the participants.
The first ever meeting of the ROC Athletes’ Commission with the representatives of the All-Russian Sports Federations took place today at the ROC Headquarters in Moscow. During the meeting, athletes received a great deal of useful information and had the chance to ask their own questions.
Nizhny Novgorod was announced as the host city for the 8th TAFISA World Games during the TAFISA General Assembly held in Tokyo on November 13-17. The amateur sports festival will be held in 2024 and for the first time ever the ROC will organize this large-scale sports event.
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.