83 Russian sportsmen will take part in Paralympics. Thus the question of participation of the Petersburg sportsmen is not decided yet, the vice-governor of a city Vasily Kichedzhi has informed.
According to Kichedzhi, the sportsmen applying for participation in Games pass medical examinations at this stage. Probably, Petersburg on games will be presented by sportsmen-kerlingists or mountain skiers. The Vice-governor has noted that Paralympics are also important, as well as Olympics. Kichedzhi also has noted high technical readiness of athletic fields in Sochi.
We will remind, Paralympics start in Sochi on March, the 7th. On Saturday, on March the 1st, in Petersburg there will pass relay race of Paralympics’ fire.
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