09 November 2012, Friday, 12:55
author: Dmitry Slezin
The directorate of the VI Winter International Children Games-2013 has started “the relay race of international welcomes” fr om children fr om different countries to Ufa sportsmen yesterday. Ufa has picked up the baton from Canada, wh ere the V Games were held. Press service of the directorate reports that citizens of Toronto – the natives of Bashkortostan, in particular, an activist of Canadian society “Berlek” Ildar Samerkhanov together with his nephew Nikita have visited them and brought symbolic keepsakes for participants of the VI International Winter Children Games-2013 in Ufa.
Within the frames of the meeting with citizens of Toronto the head judge of the forthcoming Games Andre Kroivosheev was also introduced to journalists. Andre is an experienced sportsman and coach, a master of sport in speed skating, a participant of the XVIII Winter Olympic Games in Nagano (Japan), so he was appointed to this post not accidentally.