Schoolchildren of the country started the school year with the Olympic lesson

3 September 2013

On September 3, in regular and sports schools of the country regions from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk to St. Petersburg Olympic lesson were held. They were held by the Russian Olympic Committee with the support of the Sochi 2014 organizing Committee.

Russian National team won second place in the initial stage of the hockey Eurotour

2 September 2013

On Sunday, September 1, in Pardubice the first stage of the hockey Eurotour “Czech Hockey Games” came to an end. The Russian team took a second place. The Finland team has become the winner. It won all three of it’s matches (3:1 with the Czechs, 2:0 with the Russians and 5:0 with the Swedes).

Russian National team won in the World Rhythmic Sportive Gymnastics Championship overall standings

2 September 2013

1 September in the capital of Ukraine Kiev the next World Championship on rhythmic gymnastics was held. Russian national team won 6 gold medals and the World Championship medal standings.

The Russian National team in Rowing and Canoeing took the third place in the medal standings at the World Championship in Germany

2 September 2013

The Canoe Sprint World Championship was held August 27 – September 1 in Duisburg, Germany. The participants competed for 29 sets of awards. Russian National team won four gold, four silver and one bronze medal, and took the third place in the team classification.

Alexander Zhukov will hold an Olympic lesson in the Moscow School

30 August 2013

On September 3, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov will hold an Olympic lesson in the University school of Moscow City Teachers’ Training University. Together with the head of the ROC, the General Secretary of the Russian Paralympic Committee Mikhail Terentiev, London-2012 Olympic Games champion in rhythmic gymnastics Aliya Mustafina and silver medallist of Turin-2006 in luge Albert Demchenko will become teachers.

Alexander Zhukov will hold an Olympic lesson in the Moscow School

30 August 2013

On September 3, the President of the Russian Olympic Committee Alexander Zhukov will hold an Olympic lesson in the University school of Moscow City Teachers’ Training University. Together with the head of the ROC, the General Secretary of the Russian Paralympic Committee Mikhail Terentiev, London-2012 Olympic Games champion in rhythmic gymnastics Aliya Mustafina and silver medallist of Turin-2006 in luge Albert Demchenko will become teachers.

Ivan Vorobiev brought the first medal to the Russian national team at the World Judo Championship

30 August 2013

On Thursday, on the fourth day of the competition, the 25-year-old judoka from the Novosibirsk Region, who was capped for Tyumen, by lot was to challenge the third place with another Russian citizen Ivan Nifotov. However, the 26-year-old former world champion and bronze medalist of the 2012 Olympics  from Barnaul didn’t come to a fight due to the injury of the elbow. So Ivan Vorobyov got his award without a fight.

Margarita Mamun and Yana Kudryavtseva shared the victory in the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship

30 August 2013

On Thursday, August 29, in the World Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship in Kiev Russians Yana Kudryavtseva and Margarita Mamun shared the victory in clubs exercises. They received the same number of points – 18,366 points. The bronze medal was received by the Ukrainian Alina Maksimenko (18,216). 

Head coach of the Russian National basketball team Vasily Karasev finalized the team

29 August 2013

The head coach of the Russian men’s national basketball team Vasily Karasev announced the final team for  the European championship to be held in Slovenia from 4 to 22 September.

At the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship Margarita Mamun of Russia won in ball final

28 August 2013

On August 28 at the Rhythmic Gymnastics World Championship in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine, the first sets of awards were given. Margarita Mamun of Russia won “gold” in the ball exercises and “bronze” in hoop. Yana Kudryavtseva, another representative of Russia, won silver medals in these exercises.