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ANDREY STROKIN AND OLGA SEMENOVA IN THE RPC OFFICES MET WITH THE YOUNG CHINESE ATHLETES OF PARASKIING AND PARABIATHLON

18 September 2018

SEPTEMBER 18, 2018

The Secretary General of RPC and President of All-Russian Sports Federation for persons with physical impairments, five-times Paralympic champion Andrey Strokin and the Vice president of RPC, three-times Paralympic champion Olga Semenova in the offices of RPC met with the young Chinese athletes of Paraskiing and Parabiathlon.

The meeting began with an excursion at the Paralympic Sports Museum, where Olga Semenova presented to the Chinese athletes the most famous Russian Paralympic athletes.

Further, Andrei Strokin spoke about the formation and the development of the Paralympic Committee of Russia and the Paralympic Movement in Russia and summed up by commenting on the performance of Russian athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi in 2014 and in Pyeongchang in 2018.

In 2022, in Beijing (China) are going to be held the 8th Paralympic Winter Games. The program of the games will include 6 types of sports - skiing, biathlon, alpine skiing, parasnowboard, sledge hockey and curling on wheelchairs, where will be played 81 sets of medals. In 2008, Beijing hosted the Paralympic Summer Games.

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