On April 26, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the Council for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports via videoconference. The event was attended by Director of the National Guard Troops Federal Service of the Russian Federation, Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard Troops of the Russian Federation, Army General Viktor Zolotov. The meeting participants discussed issues of further development of mass sports.
Earlier, in the Georgievsky Hall of the Grand Kremlin Palace, President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin met with the winners and prize-winners of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games in Beijing and presented them state awards. Among the invitees were servicemen and employees of Rosguard, who defended the sport honor of the country as part of the Russian national team.
According to the results of the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, the athletes of the Russian National Guard Federal Service won 4 gold, 2 silver, 3 bronze medals. The record holder of the Games was Сaptain Alexander Bolshunov, the owner of 3 gold, silver and bronze medals.