5 February 2019
ROC signed agreements on cooperation with federations of ski jumping and nordic combined, biathlon, mountain skiing and luge
Today, the ROC president Stanislav Pozdnyakov held working meetings with heads of four all-Russian sports federations, after which cooperation agreements for the next four years were signed.
At the meeting with the head of Russian Biathlon Union Vladimir Drachev, he talked about interaction of the Biathlon Union of Russia and ROC within the Program of assistance in training of Russian athletes, candidates for the Olympic team of Russia and ensuring participation of the Olympic delegation of the Russian Federation in the XXIV Olympic Winter Games Beijing-2022 (People’s Republic of China), as well as activity of the working group on reinstatement of the status of the RBU in the IBU.
“We are expecting assistance of ROC in finding solution for our temporary problems. We are now in the preparation for the meeting of the working group in February, where specialists of the ROC legal department are actively involved”, declare Vladimir Drachev.
“Moreover, we are looking for a location where our biathletes will have their final training camp before the Games-2022”, he added. There is a very good complex on Seminsky pass in the Altai Krai, but after a recent inspection we found out that the shooting range needed serious reconstruction there. Belokurikha also fits for the adaptation camp. If necessary, a big tourist cluster can be established here. We also discussed this topic today with Stanislav Pozdnyakov.
The president of the Federation of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined (FSJNC) of Russia Dmitry Dubrovsky noted the importance of the agreement signed with ROC in the light of preparation for the Games in Beijing.
“We are going to carry out our joint operation in four directions, said the head of FSJNC. First of all, as before, we are counting on financial support of the Russian Olympic Committee in purchasing technical inventories and equipment. For us the topic of holding training seminars with participation of specialists from Austria and Norway, as well as cooperation with the management of the International Ski Federation (FIS) is very important. ROC always helped us with financing of services of foreign trainers, but today, given the spirit of time, we decided to limit ourselves to only one invitation of a specialist from Slovenia”.
The president of the Federation of mountain skiing of Russia Leonid Melnikov presented Stanislav Pozdnyakov with an invitation to the World Cup in downhill racing and the supergiant among women which will take place at the beginning of March on the slopes of “Rosa Khutor” in Sochi.
“ROC has been our reliable partner for yet another year, noted the president of FMSR. We cooperate in many areas and try to cover all spheres of sports activity. I would like to highlight Schteinschlift project as one of the main programs of ROC. Participation in this project is especially important for us as achievements in ski sports directly depend on the quality of sliding of the equipment”.
Before the meeting with the president of the Russian Luge Federation (RLF), Stanislav Pozdnyakov congratulated Natalia Garth on the victory of our relay team in the World Cup in the German Winterberg.
“To overcome Germans on their home track is a great success, said Natalia Garth. I would like to express my huge gratitude to ROC for the assistance in development of natural track luge. I am sure that with such support we can expect that this discipline be included in the Olympic family.
The agreement signed today is very important for RLF. We are going to effectively cooperation with ROC in the field of development of luge and the equipment of the team. We will participate in the program of adaptation of athletes to climate and geography conditions of Beijing. We are going to bring athletes in advance to a similar region so that they could undergo acclimatization”.
The director of sport, the Head of the main department on ensuring participation in the Olympic sporting events Andrey Konokotin, noted that today there is a process in place for the prolongation of agreements with all-Russian sports federations for the new Olympic cycle.
“Our further interaction will be ensured within these agreements. They set out directions of cooperation and the scope of assistance that can be given from OKR. After the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, we have established very close and reliable relationships with winter federations. As we know, difficulties always bring people together.
The Beijing-2022 program which was adopted recently is a new experience of joint operation with the Ministry of Sport and ARSF. We hope that together we will manage to provide Russian athletes with the most comfortable conditions for successful preparation for the Olympic Games in China”, noted Andrey Konokotin.