Vladlena Bobrovnikova and Svetlana Boyko will give Olympic lesson in Rostov-on-Don

On 15 May the Rostov Olympic Reserve College will host the Olympic lesson, which is a part of the Olympic Patrol sports and educational project. Within this event Svetlana Boyko, 2008 Olympic champion in Foil Fencing, and Vladlena Bobrovnikova, one of the heroes of the Rio Olympics, champion in Handball.

PROGRAM of the Olympic Lesson

Story about the Olympic movement, its history and principals will be presented by:

  • 2016 Rio Olympic champion in Handball Vladlena Bobrovnikova. At the 2016 Olympic Games she won gold medals with the Russian national team, led by Yevgeny Trefilov, winning over the French team in the finals.
  • 2008 Olympic champion in team Foil Fencing Svetlana Boyko. Her ‘golden touch’ in the bout against the Italians allowed the Russian team to proceed to the Games finals, where it defeated the US team.

The athletes will share their experience of performing at the Olympic Games, take part in the autograph and photo sessions, answer the questions.

Olympic Lesson will be held in the Rostov Olympic Reserve College at 10AM, May 15.

Media accreditation will close on May 15, 2018

Aishat Magomedova, +79036815752, pr.newliga@gmail.com

The Olympic Patrol project is part of the ROC Program to promote mass sport Olympic Country.

Olympic Patrol is the all-Russian sports and educational project of the ROC.

The project was launched in July 2014 on the territory of the Russian children’s centers, such as Orlyonok, Smena, in Krasnodar Krai; Artek in Crimea; and 6 major camps of the Moscow and Leningrad Regions and in the All-Russian sports center in Sochi.

In September 2014 Olympic Patrol began to  work at Russian schools and by May 2015 it covered 60 schools in 24 regions of Russia and 45,000 new participants were involved.

The campaign of Summer 2015 took place in the children centers Okean, Orlyonok and Artek. More than 19,000 children aged 8 to 16 took part in it.

In October 2015 President of the IOC, Olympic champion in Fencing Tomas Bach took part in the project.

In Summer 2016 more than 5,000 new participants were involved (the Olimpiets camp, Novosibirsk and the Artek international children’s center, Crimea). From September to December 2016 the project covered more than 10 cities and 13,000 participants got involved.

In Summer 2017 the project visited the All-Russian Children’s Center Smena (Anapa) and the International Children’s Center Artek (Crimea), where more than 5,000 children took part in it’s events.

Also in 2017 the roc held an Olympic Lesson and Football matches in the framework of the Fifth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Program ‘Football for Friendship’.  ‘Football for Friendship’ is an international children’s social program, which has been implemented since 2013 in the framework of the Gazprom to Children global program, and includes a variety of sports and education activities, held in the different countries of the world, aimed at promoting children’s Foolball, junior sports and healthy lifestyle, education of tolerance, respect for other cultures and nations, promotion of friendship between children of different countries. Franz Bekkenbauer, legendary football player, serves as the Football for Friendship global ambassador.

This year an ambitious education program was organized for young athletes from 64 countries of Asia, Africa, Europe  and South America.

Thus in the period from 2014 to 2017 the project was attended by more than 130,000 people and about 200 famous athletes – Olympic, European and World champions, including:

  • Anastasia Davydova, five-time Olympic champion in Synchronized Swimming;
  • Victor An, six-time Olympic Short Track champion;
  • Alexey Nemov, four-time Olympic champion in Gymnastics;
  • Nikolai Zimyatov, four-time Olympic champion in Cross-Country Skiing;
  • Vladislav Tretiak, three-time Olympic champion in Ice Hockey;
  • Svetlana Romashina, five-time Olympic champion in Synchronized Swimming;
  • Natalia Ishchenko, five-time Olympic champion in Synchronized Swimming;
  • Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitry Soloviev,  Olympic Figure Skating Champions;
  • Irina Rodnina, three-time Olympic champion in Figure Skating;
  • Alexander Karelin, three-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman Wrestling;
  • Maria Kiseleva, three-time Olympic champion in Synchronized Swimming;
  • Elena Zamolodchikova, two-time Olympic champion in Gymnastics;
  • Alexander Lesun, Olympic champion in Modern Pentathlon;
  • Sofia Velikaya, Olympic champion in Fencing;
  • Alla Shishkina, two-time Olympic champion in Synchronized Swimming;

and many others.

Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)

As an organization, heading the Olympic movement in Russia, the ROC represents the RF at the international arena, in the relationship with the IOC, international sports federations and national Olympic committees of different countries. Within its international activities, the ROC is holding major Olympic official events, such as the General Assembly of the EOC (November, 2011, Sochi), the General Assembly of the NOCs (April, 2012, Moscow), the first World Forum of Olympians and the Session of the General Assembly of the All-Russian Olympians’ Association (October, 2015, Moscow).

The Russian Olympic Committee regularly provides funding to the all-Russian sports federations, including participation of athletes in various competitions, their travel, accommodation and food, purchase of sports equipment, foreign and Russian coaches and specialists, treatment and adaptation for candidates for the Russian Olympic team (more than 2,500 athletes in total).

In accordance with the state policy of the Russian Federation in the field of physical culture and sports and the IOC Charter, the Russian Olympic Committee annually implements a number of national projects and programs related to the development of mass, youth and amateur sports, which involve huge amount of people across the country. The total number of participants of the all-Russian Olympic Day in 2015 amounted to about 2.4 million people, Winter Sports Day attracted more than 1 million participants. Traditional projects of the ROC Olympic Patrol and Olympic Changes United hundreds of thousands of children and adults in different regions of the country, more than 150 Olympic champions and prize-winners took part in these events.