The meeting, chaired by a three-time Olympic champion Olga Brusnikina, was attended by multiple Olympic champions Alexander Popov, Yelena Isinbayeva and Elena Zamolodchikova, as well as Olympic champion Tagir Khaibulaev and a five-time Paralympic champion Andrey Strokin. The Commission Chairman summed up the results of 2013.
Yevgeny Petrov, Tamara Press and Antonina Seredina became the heroes of the “Olympic legend” meeting11 December 2013
Olympic champions became the heroes of the meeting held within the “Olympic legend” project, organized by the Russian Olympic Committee in cooperation with the Russian Athletes Union and the Visa company. This time the meeting was held on board the Radisson cruise ship on the Moscow River. Traditionally, the communication with our Olympic champions was held in a friendly atmosphere.
On Thursday, December 5, a regular meeting of the “Olympic legend” project was held. It was attended by a football player, an honorary coach and 1956 Olympic champion Anatoliy Isayev and 1960 Olympic skating champion Clara Nesterova (Guseva). This time the legends of national sports were invited together with their hysbands/wives to an intimate restaurant “Neskuchniy Sad” on Frunzinskaya naberezhnaya.
The Service Center specializing on preparing ski and snowboard equipment, created in 2012 in Sochi, resumed its work in early December. On Thursday, December 5, a group of test pilots involved in a special project of the Russian Olympic Committee aimed at finding effective structures of sliding surfaces (Steinschlifft), for the first time in the 2013/2014 season went to the slope of the Rose Khutor Alpine resort.
On November 28, the State Kremlin Palace hosted a state reception on the occasion of the launch of “The Golden fund of Soviet and Russian sport” project. The President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov opened the meeting and delivered a welcome speech. More than 400 Olympic and Paralympic champions of different years as well as the representatives of the sociopolitical and sporting elite of the country took part in the event.
A Workshop meeting with the heads of the regional councils and the Olympic Academies was held at the ROC28 November 2013
On Thursday, November 28, a Workshop meeting with the heads of the regional sports councils and the Olympic academies was held at the Russian Olympic Committee. In his welcoming speech the President of the ROC and the IOC member Alexander Zhukov said that the ROC was working hard on creating the new regional councils.
On November 28, the Russian Olympic Committee, the Visa Company and Aeroflot introduced two mobile station-vans, equipped with the latest scientific and methodological facilities to help implement innovative methods for the preparation of Russian national teams in the training camps. This is the first step towards the creation of the ROC Innovation Center.
Alexander Zhukov, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), together with five-time Olympic champion in synchronized swimming Anastasia Davydova and the Head of the Moscow Committee of Sports Alexey Vorobyov opened the House of the Russian Olympic team on Manezh Square in Moscow. In the capital the doors of the House will be opened on November 16 and 17 from 10 am to 8 pm for everybody who wants to communicate with the famous Russian athletes.
Results of the meeting of the Commission for the Review of the programs (measures) providing additional support for Russian athletes’ preparation for the Olympic Games15 November 2013
On Friday, November 15, in the building of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC), a meeting of the Commission for the Review of the programs (measures) providing additional support for Russian athletes’ preparation for the Olympic Games.
Squat 30 times and go to the subway for free. This is the essence of the joint project of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) and the Visa company called “The Olympic changes”. The first “change” was launched on Friday, November 8, at the Moscow subway station “Vistavochnaya” where anyone will be able to ride the Metro just for 30 squats from now until December 3. Now, in order to enter the subway in a good mood, you should just walk up to a special machine and squat 30 times in two minutes.