I choose sport

The cross-border project on “The development of cross-border sport tourism in cooperation with regional sport federations, sport clubs, public authorities and business society (“Vector -Sport “) was officially presented to Saint-Petersburg sport community within the public campaign “ I choose sport”!

The presentation was attended by First Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of St. Petersburg Nikolai Rastvortsev, Chairman of the Olympic Council of St. Petersburg Yuri Avdeev, heads of regional sport federations of Southeast Finland.

During the presentation, the partners of the cross-border project reveled the key directions for its implementation, described a set of planned activities, expected results, ways of partnership cooperation, together with the communication and visibility actions.

The “Vector-Sport” cross-border cooperation project is being implemented as part of the South-East Finland-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Program for 2014-2020. The goal of the project is to develop the regional potential for sport tourism, increase the level of cross-border cooperation in the field of sport and tourism, develop mechanisms for regional support of small and medium enterprises in the field of sport tourism.

The project partners are Southern Savo Sport Federation (Finland), the Committee for Physical Culture and Sports of St. Petersburg, the St. Petersburg State Autonomous Institution “Training Centre for national sport teams of Saint-Petersburg, Southern Karelia Sports Federation (Finland) and Kymenlaakso Sports Federation (Finland).