The torch relay of the 6th Children of Asia International Sports Games accompanied by the extreme runner Dmitry Gorokhov, mountaineer Anna Yakovleva and track-and-field athlete Khristofor Chukrov has reached Lensk district. It’s. The district’s delegation met the holy flame and it was lighted on the mountain Kisilyah on the border with Olekminsk district.
The delegation was directed by the district’s head on social issues Anatoly Makushev. The symbol of Games was met in the villages of Nuya and Natore. The inhabitants prepared a vivid celebration of this milestone event.
The local citizens gathered in the garden square of Victory for to keep watch over the flame ceremony. The district’s authorities and sport committee addressed its welcome speeches to people, actors showed bright performances. According to Dmitry Gorokhov, the torch relay visited 27 districts of the republic and included thousands people. Best of the best athletes, war veterans and authorities took part in this ceremony.
In Lensk district such opportunity was given to master of sports Galina Shelkovnikova, Yakutia and Far East champion in boxing Denis Nekhaev, Yakutia champion in boxing and a participant of the All-Russian competition “Youth of Russia” Aikaar Olesov, Yakutia and Far East champion in judo Nadejda Tatarchenko and others.
On June, 16 the Flame of the VI Children of Asia International Sports Games will be carried to Mirny district.