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6:38 PM  September 18, 2019

More than 160 kettlebell lifters gather in Tomsk at the Cup of Russia

© РИА Томск. Павел СтефанскийMore than 160 kettlebell lifters gather in Tomsk at the Cup of Russia

TOMSK, Sep 18 – RIA Tomsk. The Cup of Russia on kettlebell lifting will be held in Tomsk from September 19 to 21; 163 participants have already been announced, the youngest of whom is 15 years old, the organizers of the event told reporters on Wednesday.

As the head of the regional department for youth policy, physical culture and sports Maxim Maximov told at a press conference in the media center RIA Tomsk, the The Cup of Russia on kettlebell lifting will be held in Tomsk from September 19 to 21 at the Palace of Spectacles and Sports (Krasnoarmeyskaya Street, 126).

"There are 163 participants for today. <...> The age of the participants at the moment is as follows: the youngest is 15 years old, the oldest – is Vladimir Gurov, the current world champion from Kaluga – if I am not mistaken, was born in 1978", – the chairman of the regional kettlebell lifting federation Alexey Azhermachev added.

According to him, the opening parade of the competition will be held on September 20 at 18.00. Creative groups will perform before the audience and participants, and then the athletes will demonstrate pylon dancing skills.

"We thought for a long time how to favour our friends kettlebell lifting and show our sights. And we decided to make such (wooden) cups that were made in Tomsk", – Azhermachev added.

© РИА Томск. Павел Стефанский
Wooden cups for the Cup of Russia on kettlebell lifting
According to the press service of the regional administration, the Cup of Russia on kettlebell lifting in Tomsk will be held with the support of the administration of the Tomsk region. These competitions are included in the action plan of the regional project "Sport – is the norm of life" of the "Demography" national project.

About the "Demography" national project

Currently the "Demography" national project is being implemented in the Russian Federation. Its key goals - are to increase the expected duration of a healthy life, increase the total fertility rate, increase the proportion of citizens who lead a healthy lifestyle and citizens who systematically engage in physical education and sports.

It includes five projects: "Financial support for families at the birth of children", "Promotion of women’s employment – creating conditions for pre-school education for children under 3 years of age", "Development and implementation of a systematic support program and improving the quality of life of older citizens", "Formation of a system of motivating citizens to a healthy lifestyle" and "Creation of conditions for physical education and sports <...>, preparation of a sports reserve".

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