Yakutia 24 TV channel: Athletes, coaches, employees of the Republic Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports have joined “We are together” volunteer movement.
“Volunteers deliver food packages to sports veterans, the elderly and single retirees. They observe all safety precautions: use gloves and masks, leave the bag in front of the door without entering apartments”, the Ministry says.
Today, April 22, freestyle wrestlers were the first to launch the campaign. Head coach of the Yakut freestyle wrestling team Alexander Okoneshnikov, the captain of the national team, master of sports of the international class Viktor Rassadin, master of sports of the international class Mikhail Ivanov, master of sports of Russia Dyulustaan Bulatov are among them.
Minister of Physical Culture and Sports of Yakutia Innokenty Grigorev called on residents of the republic to join the volunteer movement. “Athletes are always distinguished by patience and endurance, therefore, we couldn’t stay aside at such a difficult time. I believe that our other colleagues should follow our example,” says Innokenty Grigorev.