During the wire of the Russian team at the European youth Olympic summer festival

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NOVOGORSK /Moscow region/, July 21. /Offset. TASS Sergey Fuchs/. Solemn farewell ceremony of the Russian national team at the XIV European summer youth Olympic festival was held on the basis of training center “Novogorsk”.

The festival will be held in the Hungarian Dore from 23 to 29 July. The Olympic delegation of the Russian Federation included 152 persons, from them 105 athletes (41 boys and 64 girls).

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Deputy General Director of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) for sport Igor Kazikov, welcoming members of the national team, said that these competitions will serve as a rehearsal before entering the main Olympic team . “It’s nice to see such young and beautiful athletes here, you are charged with energy and desire to fight. You will represent Russia at such a large competition that has a certain effect, and I hope that this festival will be successful for us, because the last such festivals we have won, albeit in a bitter struggle. The upcoming festival is your rehearsal for the adult Olympic games, where I believe you want to get,” said Kazikov.

European youth Olympic festival will be the first tournament where team Russia will be the new official outfitter of the ROC company ZASPORT. Founder and designer of the company Anastasia Zadorin said that was to make every effort to create a comfortable and comfortable sportswear. “I am very pleased for all of you to watch, because they have done a great and laborious work, because we tried very hard to keep you comfortable and cozy in a new form. You are the pride of our country, before you lies a great responsibility, I wish you big wins, you come back with some medals and success,” Zadorin said.

By decision of the athletes bearer of the Russian team at the opening event will be a volleyball player Valery Shevchuk.

XIV summer European youth Olympic festival will be held from 23 to 29 July. Summer European youth Olympic festivals are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee by the Association “the European Olympic committees” in each odd-numbered year since 1991.