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Young skiers of the Omsk region won 17 medals in the tournament of Vladimir Dolganov. This result was a record for the entire history of the Omsk performances in competitions named after the famous countryman.
VI All-Russian competition “Festival of youth sports of the Omsk region in cross-country skiing” for the prizes of the master of sports of international class Vladimir Dolganov ended in the sports and recreation camp “Alpine”. Continue reading
Bobsleigh is one of the winter Olympic (since 1924) sports, the aim of which is downhill racing along specially equipped ice channels on an elongated sleigh.
During the competition, each crew is provided with 4 arrivals with beans (bobsleigh sleigh). After that, the time of all attempts is summed up — the team with the lowest overall score becomes the winner. Continue reading
Curling is the only Olympic sport in which athletes wear different shoes – the sole of the left shoe is made of nylon gliding on ice, and the right shoe is made of rubber (on the left-handed side, vice versa). Also included is a rubber overshoe.
Scotland is considered to be the birthplace of curling, because of the discovery of a stone with the engraving “Sterling 1511” there. This game has many other names – “Playing Roaring Stones”, “Rocks on Ice”, etc. Continue reading