Ryazan oblast is to develop mass sports

© Sputnik / Alexandr Coachinga race. Archival photoRyazan oblast is to develop mass sports© Sputnik / Alexander Kogogin

The government of the Ryazan region will do everything for the development of mass sports in the region, said at a meeting with the athletes, winners and prize-winners of the Championships, world Championships and European judo coaches and region Governor Nikolai Lyubimov.

Welcoming the participants, Lyubimov said that currently, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has put serious challenges for the development of physical culture and sports, both professional and mass.

«I like the Governor needs to ensure that these objectives were met,» – said Lyubimov.

He noted that in the near future in the region will open the Academy of martial arts, which will host the training of sports reserve on judo, Sambo, Taekwondo, sport wrestling and Boxing. Will also continue work on strengthening of infrastructure for mass sports activities.

«We all know that with school playgrounds, sports halls start small first steps in the sport. I am sure that the young athletes will look up to you, will try to surpass your achievements and the Ryazan region will be spotlighted at the world sports arenas as an advanced region, raising Champions,» – said Lyubimov.

The Governor thanked the athletes and coaches for their hard work and achievements, and presented them with awards in Ryazan region.