The Komi Republic and the Nenets Autonomous Area agreed about holding the sporting festival "Games of the Pechora basin", "Komiinform" reports.
The principal of regional Sport agency Stepan Churakov told about it.
According to him, the athletes of Izhema, Us-Tsilma Pechora and Naryan-Mar regions will take part in competitions.
"Such festivals were held in Soviet period. One year competitions were held in the territory of the republic, another — in the territory of the Nenets Autonomous Area, - S. Churakov marked. - I consider that restoration of such festivals is good undertaking as in the Nenets Autonomous Area and in our northern regions national sports are well developed. They are in principle identical at us.
11-12 different types of sport are usually involved in such festivals. According to the principal of department, such competitions are perceived by the population on luck alone.
It is supposed that "Games" will take place during the winter period. It isn't excluded that they will be organized already in the forthcoming season.