For the Anniversary of Medved A.V.
A new wrestling center was opened in Minsk on the eve of the 75th anniversary of three-time Olympic champion Aleksander Medved. Legal name is government institution “Three-time Olympic champion Aleksander Medved wrestling center of Olympic reserve in Minsk”
The Legendary wrestler Aleksander Medved, Chairman of the Belarusian Wrestling Federation Yuri Chizh and Chairman of the Minsk municipal executive committee cut together the symbolic red ribbon at the opening ceremony. After that three-time Olympic champion passed the symbolic key of this building to young wrestlers.
In this center children's sections in key types of wrestling will operate. “Wrestling hall of fame” will help Belarusian wrestling to return its former glory - museum exhibition, where are collected sports awards of famous Belarusian wrestles. The exposition will be located on the second floor of the building and will work permanently.
In the show-windows there are not only medals, sport cups and championship belts. Nearby is situated Olympic gear with the symbols of the USSR as well as historical and contemporary photos. There is an interactive computer system for new generation of athletes. And medals in pads of Bronze Bear make it possible to fulfill wishes.
Organizers of the exhibition also provided extra places - for the medals that will appear in the future.