Catastrophic deterioration of health of the nation, on the one hand, and strengthening of global competition on the other, make Russian powers to force the revival of mass and professional sports.
On August, 7th the prime-minister of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin, confirmed Strategy of Development of physical training and sports in Russian Federation for the period till 2020. As it follows from the first lines of the document, its authors have decided to react to «global challenges», defied to domestic sports. And to accept them.
The first challenge the deterioration of health, physical development and physical fitness of the Russian population.
The second challenges the absence of effective system of youthful sports, selection and preparation of sports reserve for country national teams.
The third challenge the growth of global competition in sports highest achievements.
The fourth challenge considerable backlog from leading sports powers in development and introduction of innovative sports technologies.
Answers to challenges
The creation of sports clubs network in the place of residence;
Regular carrying out of the games among various groups and population categories;
The improvement of propaganda quality on leading TV-channels;
Working out and introduction of the system of long-term selection of the gifted young sportsmen;
The development of student's sports, carrying out of the All-Russian university games in winter and summer kinds of sports twice a year;
The formation of the government order for preparation of experts in the field of physical culture and sports;
The enactment of the All-Russia register of sports objects.
Percentage of the citizens, who are regularly involved in physical culture and sports,%
Percentage of the ctudents, who are regularly involved in physical culture and sports,%
Percentage of handicapped people and invalids, who are regularly involved in physical culture and sports,%
Percentage of the citizens, training in specialized sports in^itutions,%
The number of people, training in sports schools at the stages of preparation of winter kinds of sports, thousand people
The number of qualified trainers and teachers from physical culture and sports organizations, thousand people
Level of provision of the population with sports constructions,%
The one-time carrying capacity of sports objects,%
Percentage of Russian sportsmen, who have gone through anti-doping control,%
In a sound power a sound mind
international forum «Russia is a sports power» will take place in Kazan from October, 22nd till October, 25th, 2009. Participants give status to a forum; they are «bosses of the Russian state, outstanding figures of the international sports movement, outstanding sportsmen, trainers, scientific, art, educational workers, leading manufacturers of the sports industry and representatives of mass-media». The head of Ministry of Sports of Russian Federation, Vitaly Mutko, has already named the forthcoming event «one of key in sphere of a sports policy» «I am sure, that the forum will give a new spur to strengthening of the international sports communications and our state prestige on a world scene», the minister has noted.
The magnificent five and the budget
Five regions of Russian Federation will receive additional grants, total amount of 662,6 million roubles, for building and reconstruction of sports objects. In Ministry of Sports of Russian Federations consider, that it «creates positive precedent, when the government operatively allocates means on the terms of parity financing of reconstruction of the major regional and municipal sports objects, in reply to the initiative of the regions».
Kaspiysk. Basic repair of the Palace of sports. The size of the grant 76,1 million roubles. After reconstruction carrying capacity of a sports-entertainment complex will make up to 6 thousand seats.
Krasnodar. Building of a multifunctional sports complex. The size of the grant 255 million roubles. Complex structure will include a basket-hall with capacity of the main building of 7500 seats, a covered skating-rink, swimming- pool and the whole scale of training halls.
Saratov. Basic repair of municipal sport centre. The size of the grant 20 million roubles. The object will consist of arena with artificial ice and the block of swimming pools.
Yaroslavl. Basic repair of Shinnik stadium. The size of the grant 132,6 million roubles. Capacity of the updated football arena will make 23000 seats.
Building of a physical-health complex. The size of the grant 178,9 million roubles. The complex will include versatile game hall with tribunes for 550 seats, the training hall, halls of martial arts, aerobics, table-tennis, boxing.
Author: Vitaliy Dorofeyev