CARAVAN OF JOY AND FRIENDSHIP: This year we are leaving Ćuprija!

The caravan of joy and friendship of the ninth season, Danube Insurance of the Youth Sports Games, started from Ćuprija this year. Although the children from this city were already participants in the Games, for the first time they competed on the “home field”.

They carried the torch of friendship together with Viktor, the mascot of the Games Elena Radojkovic i Vojin Milanovic who said that they were given a large part and that they are overjoyed to be a part of the Youth Sports Games. Before the start of the competition, the children were greeted by the famous athlete Snezana Pajkić, who recalled the day when she won the European gold in Split and wished that one of her fellow citizens would be a participant in the International Finals in Split. Dragan Zdravković, another athletics legend, thanked Dunav osiguranje for the Youth Sports Games for the Caravan of Joy and Friendship starting from Ćuprija. Zdravković reminded the children how important it is to grow into good people in addition to sports success, to hang out and take care of their friends. In the city of athletics, new SIMOVCE he greeted Slobodan Popović, sports director of the Youth Sports Games who wished the children to enjoy sports, to be smiling and that such events are a great opportunity to learn what fair play is. Vladimir Vasiljevic, Deputy Mayor Bridge he did not hide his satisfaction that the goal set when the athletic stadium opened was fulfilled. to be full of children, their parents, teachers, educators.

The most interested children, as expected in the city of athletics, were for the 60-meter race, where they knew each other best only after the photo finish. As the medal winners stated, this is when they have the greatest champions as role models.

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A record number of children for the 60-meter race was also reported in Sokobanja. Also, there was great interest in the Coca Cola Cup and the game. “between two fires”. Before the start of the competition, the children were addressed by Ivan Vukadinović, a representative of Dunav osiguranje, the general sponsor of the Youth Sports Games, who once again drew the children’s attention to the fact that make friends and nurture true values. In front of the Youth Sports Games, the youngest Sokobanjce greeted Filip Komarica, who said that he was sure that this year in Sokobanja on the grounds of SC “Podina” everything will be at the top level, because the children of this municipality with their participation in the Games have so far shown that they know the characteristics of SIMOVAC. Mayor Sokobanja, Miodrag Nikolić pointed out that he is proud of the number of children who participate in the Sports Games and that the interest of children is an indicator that the local self-government and the team of the Youth Sports Games are doing the right thing for the youngest. The torch of friendship was carried by Natalija Nikolić, last year’s participant in the Opening Ceremony of the Games in Sokobanja, and Hana Jovanović, the most promising volleyball player of OK “Ozren”.

Both boys and girls from Nis were eager to participate in the Danube Insurance tournaments of the Youth Sports Games. She had the honor of carrying the torch of friendship Maša Nešić, first on the world cadet ranking list in taekwondo, current European champion and multiple state champion. Masha, who is expecting the World Cup in July, said that success is achieved through hard work, but that it is also important for her to have good grades in school and to always find time for her friends. Children who gathered on the grounds of the elementary school “Dusan Radovic” The mayor of Nis, Dragana Sotiroski, greeted them and invited them to show that Neša’s children are the best on sports fields, but that they always respect fair play through sports and socializing. The girls from FC “Mašinac” came to the competition with the greatest ambitions and said that they could hardly wait for the Regional Finals and that they were ready to reach Split and the International Finals this year.

He is from Nis Bullets the team arrived “Atomic ants ” which competed in the game “between two fires”. Famous teacher Dušan Keča, who leads this team, said that “Atomic Ants” lives for the Youth Sports Games and that during these years of participating in the Games, generations of children from Kursumlija, thanks to this event, traveled, socialized, met children from the region and most importantly, although mostly pebedjivala, learned and what it looks like when lost, especially when you’re a favorite. “There were tears, but mostly the children enjoyed and were satisfied,” he added Ketchup.

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Ecological workshop “Zero Wastebe a part of the gamelet’s protect our planet “ It is held in all cities of the Caravan of Joy and Friendship, where children with the Games team, after the most important knowledge about recycling and interesting things through which they learn how to take care of the environment, organize “environmental patrols” that keep the terrain clean.

Before the start of the competition, children also participate in relay races “Friend since childhood ”, company Dunav osiguranje, which will for three SIMOVACA, who, in addition to sports talent, show values ​​such as tolerance, fair play, a notable gesture of friendship and award scholarships worth a thousand euros each.

A caravan of joy and friendship Danube insurance Youth sports games continue in Lebane, Aleksinac, Surdulica and Kursumlija.

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