From July 7 to July 13 in Moscow passed 2-й a sports junior festival of the Russian compatriots of the abroad. Support to this enchanting sports forum of youth was given the government gold-domed, by the International Council of the Russian compatriots and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.
Six Ukrainian cities in which lives especially many natives of Russia and their children and grandsons, delegated the youth on a festival.
Nikolaev was represented by team of badminton players, participants and winners of the most prestigious international tournaments and the championships of Ukraine: Mikhail Vorona, Yulia Kazarinova and Christina Slipchenko. Their trainer not the first year is Sergey Kosenchuk. In total on a festival 46 teams from 42-x the world countries - in what the Russian diaspora is strong gathered: The USA, Canada, Australia, China, and the European countries were presented almost everything.
From "Roszarubezhtsentr" our children received the invitation to participation in the Moscow sports junior festival thanks to assistance of the regional organization "Rusich". Invaluable help was given traditionally by FSO "Ukraine" (chairman Roman Timchenko). According to Roman Grigoryevich, successful speech of the Nikolaev badminton players is a huge reserve for the future, with such results - yes on the following Olympic Games!
As Sergey Kosenchuk told, competitions took place on 10 sports. Our badminton players showed a high class: Ukraine has 9 gold medals, 6 of which - on the account of our young fellow countrymen. Yulia Kazarinova, 11 grader Municipal коллегиума, became the all-around champion of badmintonny tournament - in the individual, pair and mixed categories. Mikhail Vorona has two "gold", in миксте and the single category, "silver" - in individual game. Christina Slipchenko won a gold medal together with Yulia Kazarinova.
Children didn't have enough words to describe impressions of a festival thanks to which they found a great number of the friends living abroad.
In the last day of a festival of its participants the extensive cultural program passing within reception of young athletes by the mayor of the Russian capital by Yury Luzhkov in the State memorial estate "Tsaritsyno" waited.
In its extensive territory, that afternoon of the assigned youth and to sports, passed exhibitions of masters of national crafts, performances, a fancy-dress photoshoot, fund representations voyenno - historical reconstruction, and on "snack" grandiose fireworks were "given".