06.07.2019, in honor of the “International Day of Water Sports” in the republican Pool - the city of Dushanbe by the National Swimming Federation of the Republic of Tajikistan and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, together with the Committee on Youth and Sports under the Government of the Republic of Tajikistan and the National Olympic Committee held a festival on swimming with a wide range of athletes and water sports enthusiasts.
In this event, the purpose of which is, above all, agitation and promotion of a healthy lifestyle in society, as well as acquaintance with the methods and subtleties of this sport, more than 150 willing swimmers took part.
At the opening ceremony, a representative of the National Swimming Federation of Tajikistan, Orif Juraev, who on behalf of the Chairman of the National Swimming Federation of Tajikistan, Minister of Internal Affairs, Militia Colonel General Ramazon Rahimzoda, in honor of the International Day for Water Sports, wished everyone success and well-being. It was noted that sport, especially swimming in a person’s life, is important for improving health and potential.
Representative of the Committee on Youth and Sports under the Government of the Republic Abdullo Makhmadalizoda and Secretary of the National Olympic Committee Muhammadsho Abdullozoda also spoke with the speech, who noted that the initiative provided for by the National Swimming Federation of Tajikistan is timely, and similar mass sports events will be held further to attract youth to this sport. Favorable conditions for practicing this sport, which are created with the support of the Head of State, are improving from year to year, provide an opportunity for our athletes to make every effort and actively try to work on this sport, and represent the flags of their homeland in the international arena.
In continuation of the event, from the side of the athletes of the republic’s water sports schools, among those present were demonstrations, such as free swimming, butterfly stroke, breaststroke, crawl on the back, mixed and complex swimming.
From the side of water navigation experts, viewers were shown useful recommendations and suggestions on the method of assisting with rescuing people while swimming in water bodies, lakes and other water bodies.
The swimming festival was held at a high level and, at the end of the event, all participants were given memorable gifts and certificates.