From 10 to 12 June in the city of Evpatoria (the Republic of Crimea, Russia) the Open Championship of the Republic of Crimea in badminton among veterans and amateurs is taking place. The Chairman of the People’s Council Denis Pushilin is participating in the competition as part of the DPR team.
The organizers of the event were the Crimean Badminton Federation and the Badminton Veterans Association. According to the representative of the federation, the organizers are aimed at further expanding the participants list from neighbouring countries and beyond.
“This championship features participants from many countries. In the future, we will make every effort to ensure that the composition of the participants of this tournament only increases,” said the representative of the Crimean Badminton Federation.
Speaker of the DPR Parliament Denis Pushilin stressed that such championships demonstrate the commitment of the participating countries’ leadership to popularize and promote healthy lifestyle.
“In the Donetsk People’s Republic, we gladly welcome any initiatives aimed at supporting a healthy lifestyle. I am very glad that our athletes have the opportunity to come to visit you and take part in your championship.
Badminton is a very dynamic sport, and as a beginner, I can confirm: in the training process, new opportunities, positive feelings that allow you to recharge energy appear. This kind of sport engages both young guys and veterans.
Thank you for the invitation, we will be very happy to see you all in the Donetsk People’s Republic!” Denis Pushilin addressed the audience.