03 August 2011, Wednesday, 10:40

Young sportsmen-pupils from Bashkortostan left for Scotland

author: Dmitry Slezin

Young sportsmen from Bashkortostan left for Scotland (Lanarkshire) for participation in the International Pupil’s Games. The Games will be held on August 4-8.

The Ministry of youth policy and sport RB reports 17 sportsmen at the age of 12-15 will present Republic of Bashkortostan in badminton, swimming, judo and athletics.

Along with the abovementioned kinds of sport the teenagers from all over the world will compete in football, volleyball, lawn tennis, sailing and golf. 1500 young sportsmen will take part in the Games in a whole.

It should be noted that Republic of Bashkortostan is the only Russian region, taking part in these planetary competitions.