The grand opening of the republican tournament "Stars of Yakut jumps" was held indoors. The competition will be attended by 20 current leaders in Yakut jumps from 9 regions of the republic.

At the opening ceremony, the participants were greeted by the Minister of Physical Culture and Sports of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) Innocent Grigoriev, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), Master of Sports of the RSFSR and the Russian Federation, President of the Association of National Sports and Games of the Peoples of Yakutia "Sakhaada-sport" Alexander Kim-Kimen.

The Minister in his welcoming speech emphasized, that the further development of Yakut national jumps depends on the joint efforts of the Ministry, РЦНВС, Federation of Yakut jumping, the sports community and the athletes themselves. Also, Innokenty Yuryevich in a solemn atmosphere presented Alexey Protodyakonov with the badge and certificate "Master of Sports of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia "for compliance with the norms and requirements of the Republican Unified Sports Classification.

On behalf of the Sakhaada-Sport Association, Alexander Nikolaevich congratulated the participants on the long-awaited competitions and noted, that many generations were brought up on the example of the legendary jumpers of the last century Nikolai Sannikov, Ivana Gorohova, Boris Ilyin. I remembered with pride, that he competed with Vasily Nikolaev, Alexander Platonov, Innocent Grigoriev, at the beginning of the XXI century, eminent jumpers came out Sergey Krivoshapkin, Vitaly Vasiliev, Yuri Gavriliev.

The President of the Sakhaada-Sport Association awarded Ivan Pestryakov with diplomas for his contribution to the development and popularization of Yakut jumps and the promotion of a healthy lifestyle, senior coach of the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) on Yakut jumps among children and Maxim Oegosturov, Executive Director of the Federation for Yakut National Jumping RS(I).

Also awarded with a diploma and a memento for high sporting achievements of Valeria Olesov, Master of Sports in Yakut jumping RS(I).

Next, follow the competition.

Tureckiy ОКОНЕШНИКОВА, modun.ru

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