Putin congratulated Russians on the Day of the athlete

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Russian President Vladimir Putin in Day of the athlete noted that the development of mass sports is one of the key priorities of the state, the text of the congratulatory telegram posted on the Kremlin website.

«The development of mass sports is one of the key priorities of the state. We will continue to pay great attention to the improvement of sports infrastructure, training of highly qualified specialists, mentors, teachers. It is important that every person, regardless of age and profession, could be engaged in a favourite sport, because sport builds character and will, teaches to overcome difficulties, perseverance to achieve goals,» — said Putin in his message.

He also added that of the physical movement of school clubs and groups began their ascent to Olympus sports many famous Champions and Champions of Russia.

«I congratulate you on this holiday and wish you all the best», — concluded the President.

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