Athletics relay race dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Victory took place in Ryazhsk

On May 5, at the city stadium in Ryazhsk, students from four schools of the city participated in an athletics relay race dedicated to the 77th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War.

Before the start of the competition, the teams gathered near the Alley of Heroes memorial complex. Andrey Nasonov, head of the district administration, addressed the schoolchildren with a welcoming speech.

“It is no coincidence that we start our relay race on the Alley of Heroes,” said Andrey Viktorovich. – More than 15,000 Ryazha went to the front. Of these, about 7,000 did not return. We must not forget about the Great Patriotic War and the great feat of our people.”

The start of the relay race was given by the head of the sector for youth, physical culture and sports, Alexander Zakharov.

Teams of two age groups participated in the mixed relay: born in 2007–2009 and born in 2004–2006. The senior age group race ended with the victory of the No. 4 middle school team. The No. 2 middle school team won in the junior group.