The exposition of the Winter Deaflympics 2015 was presented on an exhibition, organized as a part of V International sport forum “Russia – Country of Sports”, which took place in Cheboksary on October’9-11.
The plenary meeting has opened the business part of the forum. The Minister of Sport of Russia Vitaliy Mutko has informed about the sport projects that will be held in our country during the next few years, including the Winter Deaflympics in Khanty-Mansiysk.
During the exhibition Vitaliy Mutko has visited a display stand dedicated to the Winter Deaflympics. Valery Rukhledev, the President of the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf has told the Minister about preparation for the Games. Evgeniy Redkin, the Director of Sports Department of Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous okrug – Ugra has showed the sport venues of the Deaflympics on the miniature model of Khanty-Mansiysk and also presented the medals of the forthcoming Deaflympics. Vitaliy Mutko has noted that the Deaflympics 2015 – is an important event for Russia and the whole world and paid attention that media should increase their efforts in publicizing the process of preparing for such mass-scale sport event.
It is reminded, that during the Winter Deaflympics Khanty-Mansiysk will host snowboarding, curling, cross-country skiing and ice-hockey competitions while alpine skiing competitions will be held in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk region.