11.01.2018

Track and field arena upgraded

On January 17, 2018, in the athletics arena of the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sports, Youth and Tourism, the 37th Dyachkov and Ozolin Memorial, traditional all-Russian competitions in athletics jumping will be held. The competition program includes pole vault, high jump and a triple jump. The competition starts at 16:00 (Moscow time). Address: Moscow, Sirenevy Boulevard, 4, athletics arena.  

In preparation for the competition, Magnum specialists performed local repairs (replaced the surface using Epufloor BSW ) and updated the mark-up in the athletics arena of RSUPESY&T.   The first tournament on the updated venue will be the 2018 Dyachkov and Ozolin Memorial competition.

The stars of domestic athletics are planning to take part in the competitions: two-time world champion in high jump Maria Lasitsken, silver medalist of the world championship Danil Lysenko, finalist of the world championship Ilya Ivanyuk, two-time European champion in pole vaulting Angelika Sidorova, finalist of the world championship Olga Mullina, champion of Russia Angelina Krasnova, three-time champion of Russia   Georgy Gorokhov, winner of the European Championship in triple jump Alexei Fedorov, and others.

The honorary guests of the tournament will be: the Olympic champion, First Vice President of Russian Athletics Federation Andrei Silnov; head coach of the Russian national teams, Olympic champion, Vice President of Russian Athletics Federation Yuri Borzakovsky; Olympic champion Irina Privalova; multiple world record holder in long jump, five-time participant in the Olympic Games, two-time the bronze medalist of the Olympics of 1960 and 1964, Merited Master of Sports and Merited Coach of the USSR Igor Ter-Hovhannisyan.

In addition, on January 18, the first ever Igor Ter-Hovhannisyan Cup in history will take place at the RSUPESY&T arena, the program of which includes long jump competitions.

Reference Information:

The the first Dyachkov Memorial competition was held in 1984 and has since become an annual event. Since 2001, the tournament received a new name and now bears the name of two famous Soviet athletes - Nikolai Ozolin and Vladimir Dyachkov.. In 2016, the Memorial was included in the calendar of All-Russian competitions.

Nikolai Georgievich Ozolin & nbsp; (October 20 (November 2) 1906, Komarovo (now Poland) - June 25, 2000, Moscow) was a Soviet athlete, coach and researcher of sports education. In 1928, he graduated from the SCOLIPE (RSUPESY&T). Merited Master of Sports of the USSR (1937), silver medalist of the 1946 European Championship, winner of the 1937 International Workers Olympiad, 12-time champion of the USSR, 10-time champion of the USSR (3 records exceeded the European record) in the pole vault. He headed the Department of Athletics of the SCOLIPE (RSUPESY&T), and got the title of professor in 1962. Doctor of Education Sciences (1972); Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the RSFSR. Merited Coach of the USSR (1956). He was the coach o world record holders and silver medalists of the Olympic Games in the triple jump Leonid Shcherbakov (1952) and Oleg Fedoseyev (1964). He was the coach of the USSR national team at the 1952, 1956, 1960, and 1964 Olympic Games. At the 1952 Olympic Games in Helsinki (Finland), he headed the Main Coaching Council for all sports.

Vladimir Mikhailovich Dyachkov (August 8, 1904, Tiflis (now Tbilisi, Georgia) - February 2, 1981, Moscow) was Soviet athlete, coach and researcher in sports education. In 1929, he graduated from the SCOLIPE (RSUPESY&T). Merited master of sports of the UUSR (1939). 10-time champion of the USSR in the high jump, in pole vault, in 110 meter hurdles, and 13-time champion of the USSR. Professor, Doctor of Education (1964), Honored Worker of Science and Technology of the RSFSR. Merited Coach of the USSR (1957). He coached many Soviet high-jumpers, including Olympic champion, world record holder Valery Brumel; silver medalist of the 1968 Olympic Games, Antonina Okorokov-Lazarev; bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in 1956, Igor Kashkarov; bronze medalist of the Olympic Games in 1964, Taisiya Chenchik; Galina Filatova, Sergey Budalov, Sergey Budalov, Sergey Budalov, and others. Coached the USSR national team at the Olympic Games in 1960, 1964, and 1968.

The athletics arena of the Russian State University of Physical Culture, Sports, Youth and Tourism was updated

Press release by Russian Athletics Federation: http://rusathletics.info/88826