Greeting speech


Rector of the National State University of Physical Culture, Sports and Health named after P.F. Lesgaft, Saint Petersburg, Russia


Dear Colleagues!

I would like to greet the participants of the X International Congress “Sport. Human. Health ”and express our gratitude for your participation.

This year the Congress is dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the founding of the N.N. P.F. Lesgaft, St. Petersburg. The main scientific direction of his work will be issues related to the problems of modern sports and the prospects for the development of the Olympic movement.

This research topic was not chosen by chance. It is relevant today and attracts the attention of all world sports experts.

Important tasks have been set before the Congress, which should determine the key directions in the activities of the international scientific community to overcome the crisis in the international Olympic, Paralympic and Deaflympic movements. It is necessary to preserve the Olympic ideals and principles, the moral values ​​of world sports. Nowadays, as never before, the issue of combining the efforts of international and national organizations in the dissemination of innovative projects and best practices aimed at the harmonious development of the individual in the systems of physical culture, sports, health care and education is relevant.

I sincerely hope that participation in the Congress “Sport. Human. Health ”will become a good experience in your further research work.

I wish all the participants and organizers of the Congress fruitful work and effective interaction.