physical Culture and sport

physical Culture and sport

In the Republic of Mordovia, the development of physical culture and sports is a priority area for regional policy. Mordovia became the first region to take an active part in the implementation of the Federal Target Program "Development of Physical Culture and Sport in the Russian Federation for 2006-2015" and the subprogram "Development of Football in the Russian Federation for 2008-2015."

In May 2010, an agreement on cooperation was signed between the Republic of Mordovia and the Ministry of Sport and Tourism of the Russian Federation, which provides for cooperation in the development of 22 sports in the region. The Republic is defined as the base center for the development of 7 summer and 3 winter "supporting" Olympic sports such as track and field athletics, weightlifting, Greco-Roman wrestling, cycling-BMX, judo, gymnastics, volleyball, cross-country skiing, biathlon and short track . Currently, as another "supporting" sport for the republic is considered a big tennis.

In Mordovia, one of the most popular and favorite sports, having rich traditions, is athletics. Mordovia school of sports walking is considered one of the best in the world. Sportsmen of the Center for Olympic Training have repeatedly become winners and prize-winners of the Olympic Games, world championships and Europe. For its 15-year history, the center has trained 23 world champions, 2 champions and 4 Olympic medal winners, more than 40 winners and prizewinners of European championships, 11 winners of the World Cups. Branches of the center work in all regions of the republic, they are attended by about 1,800 athletes.

In the republic, the infrastructure of state and municipal sports institutions has been formed, which includes more than 2,000 different objects, which is the basis for the development of physical culture and sports.

The largest sports center is the capital of the republic. The most significant objects: the sports complex "Mordovia" - 12 gyms, a swimming pool, track and field athletics arena with a 200-meter circular path; stadium "Start", which includes 4 football fields, 2 of which are artificial, 2 with natural, volleyball, basketball, 4 tennis courts, a regional boarding house with 39 seats for talented young players; Ice Palace; stadium "Saransk" with an artificial football field; the republican ski and biathlon center, which includes a gym, an armory room, a biathlon shooting range, spectator stands for 1,000 seats, an illuminated skiroll track; tennis courts. Much attention in the republic is paid to cycling-BMH. In Saransk, an indoor complex was built, which has no analogues in Europe, and construction of velodromes was started in 8 districts of the republic. On June 3, 2006, during the Russian Championship in Sports Walking and Marathon in Saransk, the boarding school of the Center for Olympic Training of the Republic of Moldova for walking was opened.

For the purpose of involving children, teenagers and youth in sports sections in the republic for a long time, various sports and mass sports and recreational activities, republican and interregional competitions are held.

Since 1999, the country hosted the Small Olympic Games. Every year, international athletics half-marathons are organized for the prizes of P. Bolotnikov; international competitions in athletic walking for prizes in memory of E. Maskinskov; on Greco-Roman wrestling for prizes of the Hero of the Soviet Union MP Devyataev; personal and team championships of the world and Europe on the ice speedway. Tennis has been developing since 2000; in 2001 in Saransk the 1st international tournament was held.

In the history of sports, many representatives from Mordovia. In 1956, E. Maskinski at the XV Olympic Summer Games in Melbourne (Australia) won a silver medal in walking for 50 km; At the Winter Olympics (Italy), the native of the MASSR V. Shuvalov and I. Tregubov joined the national hockey team with the Olympic champion. In 1958, E. Maskinski won the European Athletics Championships in walking for 50 km in Stockholm (Sweden); in 1960 the natives of Mordovia P. Bolotnikov (track and field athletics) and M. Shubin (canoeing and canoeing) became Olympic champions in Rome (Italy). The silver medalist at the European Championships in 1962 was K. Khalilov. R. Nasibullov (silver medalist of the World Championship, European Champion) and G. Atmakin (bronze medalist of the World Championship, European Champion) successfully competed in the classical wrestling competitions.

The first great success after a long break in the field of professional sports came to the republic in 1995, when the pupil V. Chegin I. Stankina won a gold medal at the World Athletics Championships in walking 10 km. World champions on the ice speedway - K. Drogalin (1997, 2000, 2001) and V. Fadeev (1999), in power triathlon among juniors - Yu Kurina (2001), A. Gromov (2001). In 2001 the champion of Europe and the second at the world championship in Greco-Roman wrestling became A. Mishin, in 2002 the champion of Europe - R. Bikkinin; the world champions among the youth were A. Kruchinkin (1997), A. Parfilkin (2000). In athletics world champions R. Rasskazov (2001), among juniors and young men - O. Mikaev (1998), E. Demkov (1999), T. Kozlova (1999), L. Efimkina (2000), V. Kanaikin 2001).

Signs were the results of the XXVIII Olympic Games in Athens (2004). The first Olympic gold medal in the history of Mordovia was won by A. Mishin in the Greco-Roman wrestling, "silver" and "bronze" in walking for 50 kilometers were received by D. Nizhegorodov and A. Voevodin, and a silver medal in the free wrestling among women - G. Manerova.

The World Athletics Championships 2011, held in South Korea, once again showed that Mordovian walkers are the strongest in the world. This was proved by E. Borchin and O. Kaniskina in walking for 20 km. Becoming a three-time world champion, O. Kaniskina for the first time in this sports discipline has achieved such success, and in fact in her piggy bank and medals of the European Championships, and most importantly - the Olympic "gold". Gold medal in walking 50 km brought Russia and the republic S. Bakulin, and D. Nizhegorodov won "silver".

Sports competitions of national and international scale are held in the republic, for example, the Russian championships in track and field athletics (2010) and figure skating (2011), the 9th Spartakiada Games of Gazprom (2011), the forum "Russia - the Country of Sports" (2011).

The main objectives in the field of physical culture and sports in the medium term:

development of public sports movements, competition in the sports and leisure area;
the development of sports clubs, the development of standards for physical education of children, the revival of the republican student sports club, information and methodological support of sports schools, improving the management of physical culture and sports, the conduct of sports and mass events;
increase the level and volume of coaching staff training;
development of hotel infrastructure for sporting events of federal and international level;
increase the payback of the created sports facilities.

Athletic facilities