“Children of Asia” Torch Relay starts in Verkhoyansky District


The Relay of the VI International Games “Children of Asia” will be delivered in Verkhoyansky District March 29, there the Relay will start for a hundred days before the Games.

The Relay will start in the village Elgetsk of Verkhoyansky District, at the foot of Kisilyakh Mountains. It will be attended by Olympic champion Pavel Pinigin, bronze medalist of the Olympiad Georgy Balakshin, silver medalist at the Paralympic Games Vladimir Balynets, winner of the European Championship in wrestling among the youth, native of the Verkhoyansky District Egor Sleptsov.

“We are ready to start. The guests and crews of the federal channels will arrive on Monday. Everything is going according to plan,” – said the head of the Directorate of the Games Vladimir Maximov.

The Torch Relay events will be attended by more than 450 thousand people, the Torch will carry 1740 runners. In total, the Relay will cover 194 settlements of the republic.



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