Sport is not just about keeping fit. For a certain category of people – sport is a matter of all life, a matter to which they have devoted themselves from beginning to end. The reasons may be different – the desire to prove the greatness of human capabilities, the struggle for one’s country, self-improvement, and finally just an incredible will to win. In this article we will talk about the most famous athletes on the planet.
Perhaps there is no other name in the world that is so firmly associated with tremendous physical strength as the name of Ivan Poddubny. This legendary weightlifter was born in the Poltava region, in the small village of Krasionivka in 1871. His father and mother were hereditary Cossacks and put honor above all. In the whole village, Ivan’s father, Maxim Poddubny, was the strongest and surprised the villagers Continue reading
What you need and even need to take with you to the pool? This question arises for all those who decided to seriously engage in swimming. In this article we will tell you what you need for classes in the pool.
To visit most of the pools in our country, a medical certificate is required (but not in all). Such a medical certificate should include confirmation that you are not a peddler of various infections and that you are allowed to take part in swimming classes due to your health. A certificate can be easily obtained from your local doctor in a local clinic, it is enough to tell him that this certificate will be presented for visiting the pool.
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Winter Olympic Games – competitions of athletes from all over the world in regulated winter sports. Such competitions, like the Summer Games, are held under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.
The first competitions, which soon began to be called the Olympics, took place in the small French city of Chamonix in early 1924 – it was from there that the development of the “White” Games began. Initially, the Olympic Games were held in pairs (summer and winter in one year), but in 1994 it was decided to shift the interval of the Games by two years.
To date, the program of the Winter Olympics is an extensive program. The number of country Continue reading