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And Silver Goes to Kolomna

April 02, 2012

On March 26-30, 2012 in Estonia the 14th Wushu European Championship among adults and juniors took place. Ekaterina Medvedeva, a 11th form pupil of Shurovo school № 30, won the silver prize in the competition among juniors. Holcim (Russia) decided to support her and became the sponsor of her trip.

In March, 2012 Holcim officially announced its entering to social networks. Almost immediately a message appeared on the Company’s webpage in social network “Vkontakte”. Andrey Gain, Wushu Sanda trainer-teacher from Shurovo, asked to help in Wushu European Championship trip organization for Ekaterina Medvedeva, a pupil of KCJSS of sport and applied martial arts.

“We provide foundation for society’s future” – under such motto Holcim implements social projects aimed at ecological, sport, cultural and moral education of the younger generation. Ekaterina is a promising young girl fighter. Being a pupil of 11th form at school № 30 she is four-time medalist in Russia, silver medalist of European Championship, candidate for master of sports Wushu Sanda.

Holcim (Russia) decided to support her and became the sponsor of the trip to the 14th Wushu European Championship among adults and juniors which took place on March 26-30, 2012 in Estonia. Sportsmen from 28 countries participated in the competiton. Russian national team was a numerous one and Ekaterina Medvedeva was a member of it. After two heavy fights with the representatives of Polish and Turkish teams she won the silver prize in the competition among juniors. Russian national team took the first place.