The Opening Of The Paralympic House Of Russia.


December 3, 2014 in the Russian Paralympic Committee (Moscow, Turgenev Sq., 2) The opening ceremony of the House of Paralympic sport and IX awarding ceremony Prize "Return to Life".
Was very lively on this day in the lobby of the Paralympic Committee, before the official program champions and winners of the Paralympic Games held master classes for children with disabilities, as well as for all the guests.

Especially popular among the visitors enjoyed the booth table tennis, equipped with table tennis «Champion». The first professional tennis tables of "Start Line", accredited by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). The whole evening members of the National Paralympic team of Russian world-class athlete Paul Lukyanov and Vladimir Glazov showed their skills, bronze medalists last year's European Championship. Also in master classes attended senior coach the Russian Paralympic Team Table Tennis Championships, honored coach of Russia Valery Vishnyakov and chief Paralympic team Russian table tennis, honored coach of Russia Igor Sazonov.
Could not refrain from playing table tennis assistant to the president of Russia, as well as chairman of the Board of Trustees FNTR Igor Levitin, who personally tested the skills of Vladimir Glazov and Paul Lukyanova.
Also in the evening's program and awarding ceremony was attended by Chairman of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich, Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko, Vice-President of the International Paralympic Committee, Andrew Parsons, Deputy Minister of Sports of Russia Pavel Kolobkov, President of the Russian Paralympic Committee, Vladimir Lukin, senior vice president PCR Pavel Rozhkov, head of the Department of Physical Education sport in Moscow Alexei Vorobyov, first deputy head of the Department of Physical Education and sport in Moscow Nikolai Gulyaev, three-time Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling, State Duma deputy Alexander Karelin, Olympic skating champion Svetlana Zhurova and many other distinguished guests.
The guests performed Honored Artist of Russia singer Valeria, who, together with her husband Joseph Prigogine, we also saw a game of table tennis. Especially active was Joseph, who, it seems, should thinking about how to more closely engage to our favorite game. 
After the opening speech of Valentina Matvienko, Assistant to the President of Russia Igor Levitin read a greeting from the President to the participants and guests of the ceremony.

The awards were presented to athletes with disabilities and trainers, to represent our country at major international competitions in 2014.


Based on materials from the site Федерации настольного тенниса России

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