original link: http://www.domurfo.ru/news/2011/01/31/v_omskojj_oblasti_utverzhden_proekt
Tatiana Morozova, Omsk, 31.01.2011, Siberian Federal District
English translated by google 🙂 (I made little edition for it)
In the Omsk region completed design and estimate documentation for construction of a new palace of gymnastics and obtained his state examination. A new complex with a total area of more than 3 thousand square meters. It will be located in close proximity to the existing center and the gym is connected with a warm transfer, said Domostroy “the press service of the regional government”.
The main hall of the international level with two gymnastic carpets and stands for 600 spectators. Complement with three-floors palace halls for training, choreography and training on simulators. The total project cost is 250 million rubles. Funding provided under the federal target program “Development of physical culture and sports in Russia, 2006-2015.” and from the regional budget. Construction work is scheduled to begin in 2011.
For 40 years, Omsk gymnasts retain its leading position in the global arena. In 2001, on the decision of the Governor Leonid Polezhayev, government department “Training Center of the Olympic Preparation Reserve” in rhythmic gymnastics was established, and a year later opened a dedicated to the sport complex – one of the best in Russia. Already at the next Olympics in Athens debuted Irina Chashchina, winning for the Omsk region first Olympic medal. Four years later in Beijing, representatives of the region have competed in both types of the Olympic program – individual and group exercises, and both – Evgenia Kanaeva and Margarita Aliychuk – became champions.
Just in 2010 the pupils of the Training Center of the Olympic Preparation Reserve in rhythmic gymnastics conquered more than 50 awards of various national and international tournaments. Young athletes with a clear advantage won every championship and the championship of the Siberian Federal District. Olympic champion Evgenia Kanaeva confidently won all major international tournaments, including – Grand Prix and World Cup, again became the World and European champion. Another omichka Xenia Dudkina won the summer Youth Olympics in Singapore (Junior Group).
Note by Zoe Wan: Zhenya ever mentioned this project in one of her interview at end of DEC. 2009. She also said her dream is one day there will be a RG World Championships hosted in OMSK. Congratulations to Zhenya! May her dream come true and May she and all OMSK RG gymnasts continue their success in 2011!