In the video-conference mode, a meeting of the Commission for Attestation of the Head and Senior Coaches of Russian Sports National Teams in the winter disciplines of sports for persons with physical impairments was held under the leadership of the Chairman of the Commission, Chairperson of the Governing Board, First Vice President of the Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairments Pavel Rozhkov.
Senior coaches of the Russian National Para Alpine skiing teams Alexander Nazarov (head of the national team Liya Oganesyan) and snowboarding Yevgeny Pronashko (head of the national team Liya Oganesyan) provided the members of the certification commission with reports on the work done, the performance of athletes in the sports season 2020/2021 and told about plans for the upcoming sports season.
During the meeting, special attention was paid to preventing the spread of coronavirus infection among athletes and the coaching staff of Russian national teams.
Pavel Rozhkov reminded the senior coaches of the decision of the RPC Governing Board to recommend athletes, personnel and coaches to undergo the COVID-19 vaccination procedure.
Evgeny Pronashko and Liya Oganesyan passed certification and their candidacies were recommended for approval at a meeting of the Council of the All-Russian Federation of Sports for persons with Physical Impairments. The candidacy of Alexander Nazarov was recommended for approval, taking into account the submission of missing documents by May 11.
The attestation commission was attended by the General Secretary of the RPC, the President of the All-Russian Federation of Sports for Persons with Physical Impairments, 5-time Paralympic champion Andrei Strokin, vice-president of the RPC, 3-time champion of the Paralympic Games Olga Semenova, honorary vice-president of the RPC, Federation of Sports of Persons with Physical Impairments Lev Seleznev, champion of the Paralympic Games in CP Football Ivan Potekhin, Director General of the Federation Raisa Oganesyan, Head of the Directorate for Paralympic and Deaflympic Sports of FSBI CSP Vladimir Bogachev, coaches of members of the Russian national snowboard team Nikita Kovalenko , Olga Zheltova, Maxim Pasechnyuk and others.