Federation held a presentation of the project to prepare for the Hangzhou-2022 and Paris-2024 Games

The National Olympic Committee of Uzbekistan, together with the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, is implementing a new project to prepare national teams for the Games Hangzhou 2022 and Paris 2024. In this regard, on October 23, 2020, the work plan of the Uzbekistan Rugby Federation was reviewed. The event was attended by the President of the NOC R. Shaabdurakhmanov, the Secretary General of the organization O. Kasimov, representatives of the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports, as well as the executives and relevant employees of the Uzbekistan Rugby Federation.

The General Secretary of the Uzbekistan Rugby Federation K. Djalilov and the head coach of the national rugby teams D. Kulikov made a presentation. They considered plans to prepare for the aforementioned international games, as well as issues of creating rugby clubs in our country. In addition, they discussed the topic of sending one male and female rugby team to Malaysia for an internship for a period of 1 year in order to improve the qualifications and experience of our athletes.

One of the main issues of discussion among the participants of this meeting was the possibility of holding the stadium of the National University of Uzbekistan for a corresponding sports organization with the aim of further reconstruction and re-equipment into a multifunctional sports base for such sports as rugby, handball and volleyball. At the same time, the idea of ​​transferring this stadium to the Higher School of Sports Games of the Republic of Uzbekistan was announced.

“I thoroughly immersed myself in the presentation of the Uzbekistan Rugby Federation and am ready to express my intention to discuss all problematic issues with the Minister of Physical Culture and Sports to further resolve all obstacles for favorable development of rugby” – said President of the National Olympic Committee R. Shaabdurakhmanov.

The Uzbekistan Rugby Federation expressed gratitude to the National Olympic Committee, as well as the Ministry of Physical Culture and Sports for support in the development of this sport, including in the form of assistance in attracting foreign coaches-consultants in order to further obtain licenses to participate in the Olympic Games.