Wednesday, 05 February 2014 13:40

"The Ski Track of Russia 2014"

"The Ski Track of Russia 2014"

On the 2nd of February, at the airport of Bazarniy Karabulak, Saratov region about ten thousand people participated in the competition held in the frames of  All-Russian public event “The Ski Track of Russia - 2014”.

The competition “The Ski Track of Russia” is held annually and it is always a great winter holiday for the citizens of Saratov and other cities. The event attracts attention of a wide range of skiing fans. By tradition, everybody who wants can take part in the race: the athletes and amateurs aged 12 to 70 years. Employees of “Zavod “Neftegazoborudovaniye” also put on skis and joined to the movement spread throughout the country. 

The start was given by the honored guest – the Head of the Region Valery Radaev, by a pistol shot.

The past event has become a symbol of pre-Olympic start and the unity of fanes with the Russian Olympic team. Following the results of the competition the winners were awarded with medals, certificates and commemorative prizes of the Saratov District Government Executive. All frozen were treated with hot tee.