In the Murmansk region came to the end held in the sports complex of Dolina Uyuta inter-regional competitions on ski races. Prizes for winners were given a bronze medalist of the XXI winter Olympic games Alexey Petukhov, in total there were over 500 skiers, the newspaper "Evening Murmansk".
"A week ago I didn't know whether to come to Murmansk. Time to think about the prizes was not, so I Packed my room which ran on the world Cup ski races and brought to Murmansk", — said Petukhov. He also added that on each prize is his autograph.
The competition was held among youth. The publication notes that the participation of Olympic medalist has forced them to "give it all you got".
In January the residents of the city staged a mass arrival on skis in honour of the world snow day. Events gone on the track of the sports complex "snowflake".