The Voronezh Region will take part in “Sport is the Norm of Life” federal project, Vladimir Kadurin, Head of the Physical Culture and Sports Department of the Voronezh Region, said at a meeting with Governor Alexander Gusev on Thursday, October 18. 1.5 billion rubles will be allocated for the implementation of the project until 2023.

“Sport is the Norm of Life” project is part of the national project “Demography”. The Voronezh Region is involved in 11 of the 12 areas of the program. The construction and reconstruction of the infrastructure of the regional sports and training centers is planned within the framework of the project. It is planned to purchase equipment for the sports schools of the Olympic reserve.

According to Vladimir Kadurin, the work on the “Heritage” program with “Chaika” and “Lokomotiv” stadiums will continue. New equipment will appear in the sports and training complexes, and it is also planned to create and renovate the infrastructure for practicing mass sports.

Alexander Gusev instructed the head of the department to keep all the issues under control, as well as to envisage the possibility of co-financing the project from the regional budget.