Sport in Russia The students of gymnasium #26, Chelyabinsk, Russia. The teacher: Knyazkova Irina
We want to tell you about sport in Russia. There are a lot of kinds of sport in Russia but we’ll tell you about the most popular sports.
Football Football's the most popular sport in Russia. In 2008 the Russian team won bronze medals at European Championship. Russia has its own football league. Now our team has played in the qualifying rounds for the European Championship.
Ice-hockey Ice-hockey is one of the most important kinds of sport in Russia. Russian team had won the world championship 25 times. Many cities and towns have their own teams, Chelyabinsk has its own team too. The team’s name is Tractor.
Basketball Basketball is very popular in Russia. We have our own championship and our Russian team often plays in World and European Championship. Andrey Kirilenko is one of the best players in our team.
Judo Judo is a significant kind of sport in Russia. There are a lot of places where you can do judo but the best place is Olympic Training Center. The prime minister of Russia is fond of judo, too.
Biathlon Biathlon is one of the most interesting winter sports in Russia. Our biathletes have always taken prizes in international competitions. Russian biathletes are known for their accurate shooting.
Box Box is very popular in Chelyabinsk. Many people go in for it. Our boxers often get medals at the Olympic Games. Konstantin Tszyu is the most titled Russian boxer.
Let us introduce ourselves Hi, I’m Vlad Ibragimov. I go in for boxing.Hi, it’s me, Timur Sharipov. I play in school’s football teamHello everybody, I’m Slava Grishenko, I play basketball Hi there, I’m Enoyan Andrey. I’m crazy about judo. I’ve won some medals.
If you are not into sport, do it!