Rus News Journal

In " Cross-country of the nations " have taken part 250 thousand persons

the All-Russia day of run " Cross-country of the nations " which passed in Sunday, on October, 3rd, in 21 city of the country, has collected 4 participation of 250 thousand persons. The head of Federal agency has informed on it on physical training, sports and tourism Vyacheslav Fetisov to journalists.

" I think that next year this number will be much more " - he has told.

the Moscow stage " Cross-country of the nations " passed on the basis of Olympic uchebno - the sports CTR (OUSTS) " Glider ". As has informed " News " the main secretary of competitions Tatyana Prihodko, by estimation on running start this day left more than seven thousand Muscovites. They are pupils detsko - youthful sport schools, sportsmen - invalids, it is simple fans of run.

to the most younger participant " Cross-country of the nations " In Moscow was only five years, and to the senior - 74 years.

organizers have provided 4 participants of competitions runnings on various distances - from one B4 10 kilometres.

in frameworks " Cross-country of the nations " in Moscow 2 has passed running on a symbolical distance of 2012 metres. To support a nominee of the Russian capital applying for the right to accept the Olympic games of 2012 there was Vyacheslav Fetisov, the president of the All-Russia federation of track and field athletics Valentine Balahnichev, the triple Olympic champion on figure skating Irina Rodnina, the Olympic champion on modern pjatiborju Dmitry Svatkovsky, journalists. All-Russia put races " Cross-country of the nations " according to an idea organiatorov should pass not only in a mode of sports competition, but also to become a feast 4 its participants.

all who started in " Cross-country of the nations " RCVed a card which then participated in draw of prizes. Thus, have been awarded not only winners and prize-winners, but also many of those who did not manage to enter into number of the best.

as has informed in interview " News " the director of competitions Tatyana Podorozhnaja, on the means obtained from commercial actions " Cross-country of the nations " the sports equipment 4 schools of Beslan will be bought. The All-Russia day of run " Cross-country of the nations " passed on all country under the slogan " Sports against terror ".