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Federal training center will be created in the Far East

Federal training center will be created in the Far East

A federal training center for training athletes will be created in the Far East. Preparations for the Olympics in Tokyo and Beijing confirmed the relevance of this site.

This was stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin today at a meeting of the Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports. The President explained that it is necessary to use the unique geographical position of Russia, whose territory covers most of the climatic zones.

“We have plains and mountains, all kinds of bodies of water, and this means an obvious natural advantage. Our athletes can prepare for competitions anywhere in the world, take training camps in Russia, as they say, within their native walls, and, as you know, they help, ”Putin said.

This year trained in Primorye members of Russian national teams won 35 medals at the Tokyo Olympics. In general, the Russian national team won 71 medals.

Paralympians trained in the Primorsky Territory brought Russia seven medals. In general, the Paralympic Committee team took fourth place in the overall team event in terms of the number of gold medals and the third place in the total number of awards at the Tokyo Games. Russian athletes won 118 medals: 36 gold, 33 silver and 49 bronze.

The final stage of preparation, many teams also took place in the Khabarovsk Territory, Sakhalin Region and Buryatia. 


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