Today, around 9.30, grand welcome of representatives of management of physical culture and sports YEAH and National Olympic Committee of the Nikolaev area with veterans of the Great Patriotic War and veterans of sports which was devoted devoted to the Victory Day took place.
The festive event began with speech of the deputy governor of the Nikolaev area, the chairman of regional Olympic committee Vladimir Lusta.
He congratulated veterans on a coming holiday, wished all a good health and that next year all gathered in full strength. After that Vladimir Lusta handed over to veterans of a cap and a t-shirt with the National Olympic Committee logo, and also awarded with the medal "For the Olympic Courage" of the veteran of the Second World War and sports, the participant of the Olympic Games, the journalist of "The southern truth" Arov Boris Lazarevich's pre-war and post-war period.
In celebration end, the deputy governor of the Nikolaev area, handed over envelopes with monetary awards to veterans and all went to an eternal flame for flower-laying.
Veterans and all present observed a minute of silence in memory fallen in days of the Great Patriotic War. Didn't manage and without traditional "front hundred grams".