14 August 2015, Friday, 14:53
UFA, 14 August 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Gulfiya Akulova/. Eight Ufa specialized sports schools won grants of the Russian Olympians Support Foundation. Their total sum amounted to almost 16 million rubles. The Ufa Committee for Physical Culture and Sports organized the participation of schools in the federal program that supports schools of Olympic reserve.
The list of grantees includes five municipal and three republican sports schools functioning in the capital. These are a sport school No.19 — fencing, sport school No.33 — ski jumping and nordic combined, alpine skiing sport school, sports school No. 15 — badminton, athletics and taekwondo and sports school No.4 — boxing. More than 10 million rubles these institutions will direct to provide pupils with sports equipment and inventory, to conduct training camps. The republican cycling sports school, modern pentathlon and biathlon sports school for the same purpose will spend about five million rubles.
Winning this competition has provided the specialized sports institutions not only with an opportunity to get an additional funding, but also was recognition of their merits. For the season 2014 pupils of the schools have shown excellent results in international competitions.