Elena Vyalbe: our Spartakiad level is like the Olympic Games
President of the Russian Ski Racing Federation Elena Vyalbe assessed the level of the organization cross-country skiing at the Spartakiad, which takes place in Tyumen from February 9 to 18.
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In an interview with a correspondent of the portal “Sport Day by Day,” she compared the level of organization of competitions at the Spartakiad with the level of the Olympic Games, noting that all the details at the Russian event were perfected to the smallest detail.
“Our level is the same as at the Olympic Games. Here everything is perfected down to every detail,” said Vyalbe.
Vyalbe expressed gratitude for holding the competition at an already proven location. She especially noted the work of the organizers and praised Tyumen for its decent level in this regard. Vyalbe expressed hope for the future of the Spartakiad and its continuation.