A national award ceremony of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation was held

On Monday, December 16 in Moscow under the auspices of the Ministry of Sport of the Russian Federation a grand national award ceremony  in the field of physical culture and sports was held. The ceremony took place in the ITAR-TASS press center.

Athletes, coaches, sports specialists and sports employees were awarded state awards for their contribution to sports. The event was attended by President of the Russian Olympic Committee Aleksander Zhukov.

Viktor Hotochkin, the Honorary Vice-President of the Russian Olympic Committee, became the winner in the nomination “Sports Solidarity” in the category “For strengthening international sporting relations”.