Children's hockey team from Balezino received 600 thousand rubles from the Elena and Gennady Timchenko сharitable foundation. This was reported by the press office of the Ministry of Sports of Udmurtia on the social network.
The athletes will send money to tailoring the uniform.
The Timchenko foundation supports the implementation of training programs for coaches, organizing and holding hockey tournaments, providing teams with sports equipment and equipment, and developing sledge hockey for children and youth in Udmurtia. Since 2020, the republic has officially become a member of the regions participating in the competitions “Dobryy led” and “Hokkey bez barerov”.
In 2020, four projects of the region won the competition “Dobryy led”. So, a hockey rink was installed in village of Krasnoe, Uvinsky district and sports facilities with lighting were installed in the villages of Gozhnya and the village of Staroye Kechevo, Malopurginskiy district for the grants.