Stand of the All-Russian physical culture and sports complex “Ready for work and defense” (VFSK GTO) was opened during the 7th International Forum Russia – Country of Sports.
Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, took part in the first day session. The Russian leader met with GTO’s gold pin holders.
During the Forum, GTO’s gold pins and GTO Ambassador title will be awarded to the representatives of Russian regions at the site of the information stand. Research-to-practice conference and signature of license agreements are included in the forum programme, too.
“Modern GTO complex has become a significant movement in the life of Russians. 8,6 million of people have already taken part in the GTO programme in order to test their physical abilities. During the Forum, we will be able to get familiar with the new event management techniques, and share our experience of involving the population in physical culture and sports movement from the age of 6”, said Azat Kadyrov, Director General of ANO Directorate for Sports and Social Projects” – federal GTO complex operator.
On Wednesday, Forum Russia – Country of Sports started in Ulyanovsk. The event programme will wrap up on 12 October.
Media Department of Directorate for Sports and Social Projects