08 December 2010, Wednesday, 19:11

Bashkortostan will train volunteers for the Olympic Games in Sochi

author: Elmira Sabirova

The Bashkir State Medical University is in the list of winners of the contest among higher and secondary education institutions for the right to establish the training centers for volunteers for the Olympic and Paralympic Games in Sochi in 2014. The contest was held by the steering committee “Sochi-2014” jointly with the Ministry of sport and tourism and with the Ministry of education and science of Russia. It is worth noting that the Bashkir State Medical University has stood rather serious struggle. More than 100 institutes all over the country participated in the competition. 26 institutes from 23 regions have become the winners and only two institutes have celebrated the victory in Volga federal district – the Bashkir State Medical University and the Kazan State Technical University by A.N. Tupolev.

The recruitment of the volunteers for work in Sochi will start in 2012 and their training – in 2012 and 2013.

The contest “Volunteer centers of Russia” was held in 11 nominations: “Transport”, “Medicine”, “Doping Control”, “Services, protocols and lingual services”, “Technologies”, “Ceremonies”, “Communications and the press”, “Administrative activity and accreditation”, “Service”, “Arrangements and work with spectators” and “Paralympic specifics”. The Bashkir State Medical University has won in the nomination “Medicine”.