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PAVEL ROZHKOV TOGETHER WITH CHAMPIONS AND WINNERS OF PARALYMPIC GAMES, IN THE CITY OF DZERZHINSK HELD A PARALYMPIC LESSON FOR STUDENTS OF THE DZERZHINSKY SPECIAL CORRECTION SCHOOL

01 October 2021
In the city of Dzerzhinsk, the Paralympic Committee of Russia, with the support of the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, the Administration of the city of Dzerzhinsk and the Ministry of Sports of the Russian Federation, held a Paralympic lesson for students of the Dzerzhinsk Special Correctional School.

About 30 children took part in the Paralympic lesson.

Opening the lesson, Chairman of the Governing Board, First Vice-President of the RPC, Honored Coach of Russia Pavel Rozhkov greeted the children and told them about what the Paralympic Games are, about the history of the origin of the Paralympic movement in Russia and the world, and the achievements of national Paralympic sports. Then he introduced the famous Russian athletes to the participants of the event, who, together with Pavel Rozhkov, took part in the lesson. These are: 5-time champion of the Paralympic Games in swimming, general secretary of the RPC Andrei Strokin, 3-time champion of the Paralympic Games in athletics, vice-president of the RPC Olga Semenova, 3-time champions of the XVI Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo in swimming Andrei Kalina, and Roman Zhdanov, two-time champions of the XVI Paralympic Games in athletics - Dmitry Safronov, cycling - Mikhail Astashov, wheelchair fencing Alexander Kuzyukov, champions of the Paralympic Games in athletics Andrey Vdovin, swimming - Daria Pikalova, CP football -Ivan Potekhin and Alexander Kuligin ..

During the Paralympic lesson, children were presented with a video that tells about the origin and development of the Paralympic movement in our country and abroad.

Champions and prize-winners of the Paralympic Games, World and European Championships shared their life stories and sports achievements with the children, talked about the specifics of Paralympic sports and answered questions from boys and girls. They also performed exercises, in which all the participants of the Paralympic lesson willingly took part.

At the end of the event, the teacher of the Dzerzhinsk special correctional school Natalya Koroteeva thanked the Russian Paralympic Committee for organizing the Paralympic lesson.

The event ended with an autograph session and general photography. All young participants received gifts from the Russian Paralympic Committee.

The head of the city of Dzerzhinsk in the Nizhny Novgorod region Ivan Noskov, deputy chairman of the Federation of Independent Trade Unions of Russia David Krishtal, members of the RPC Governing Board Marina Kasheeva, Alexey Kolesnikov, Alexander Ivonin and others took part in the Paralympic lesson.




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