Today, 28-го June, at 11 o'clock I started the open children's rowing championship of area on kayaks and a canoe on a prize of the tenfold champion of the Soviet Union, the first Olympian of the Nikolaev area Evgeny Yatsinenko.
The director of SDYuSShOR of canoe racing where passes this action, Marina Prishutova of "News of N" told to the correspondent that 180 athletes participate in today's competitions. These are representatives 14-and settlements of the Nikolaev area where pass occupations by canoe racing. Children of three age groups participate: 1992-93, 1994-95, 1996 also is younger. About 2/3 all participants - girls. During competitions young athletes will swim away 200-500 m on a distance. As the action final stage, is planned a heat of athletes - veterans (out of competitions).
Definition of winners and their rewarding will take place tonight.
During opening of action grandiose delivery of the firm boat - a kayak which was presented to sports school by the Nikolaev regional state administration took place.
As guests representatives of the Kherson and Kirovograd areas are invited to a sporting event.
Is present at competitions and "responsible" for action - Evgeny Yatsinenko who in the 83 years looks rather young.
- This is one of the most worthy athletes of our region. It stood at the origins of creation and rowing formation in the Nikolaev area, - Marina Prishutova tells. - It took 5-е a place at the Olympic Games in Melbourne in 1956-ohm year - the first Olympic Games in which the Soviet Union participated.