Rus News Journal

Don begunja has met Dmitry Medvedev

on March, 23rd in Sochi during Dmitry Medvedev`s official visit to Sochi there has passed its meeting with Russian national team on track and field athletics. Among 14 sportsmen who were present on action, there was also an Olympic champion from Volgodonsk Julia Guschin.

- Today in Sochi there was really historical event - the president of the country has met Russian national team on track and field athletics, - the president of the All-Russia federation of track and field athletics of Russia Valentine Balahnichev has told . - We have begun dialogue with Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev at stadium Central where our command spends gathering. Then all have together got acquainted with the project of the new multipurpose, mainly track and field athletics complex which building is planned in one of areas Sochis. And then Dmitry Anatolevich has invited us to tea drinking. Told about problems, but, of course, not the personal.

Sportsmen have talked to the president about the essential problems. About a track and field athletics arena in Khabarovsk which is used not for the designated purpose. As the question on physical culture lessons at schools has been brought up. As to a dope then have come to a conclusion that it is necessary to continue to perfect antidopingovuju laboratory. All was serious. The situation was discussed with army sports. Dmitry Anatolevich has informed that it has a decision concerning CSKA. Also promised to sound it in the near future.

In the end of a meeting head of the Russian athletes Valentine Balahnichev has suggested to make track and field athletics by an obligatory lesson at schools. President Medvedev recognised that all begins with track and field athletics also has asked Vitaly Mutko`s opinion in this respect. The minister has informed that this year at schools is planned to enter the new standard: Instead of two hours of physical culture per week - 3 hours of obligatory and 3 hours of additional employment, thus region are chosen by own profile from all sports.