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Crimean public activists proposed to name the square after Nikolai Sharliev

CrimeaPRESS reports:

On March 11, Simferopol hosted an expanded off-site meeting of the Public Council under the Ministry of Sports of the Republic of Crimea. Crimean public men discussed perpetuating the memory of Crimeans who made a great contribution to the development of sports.

According to the press service of the Civic Chamber of the Republic of Crimea, the meeting was held in the gym, which the legendary Crimean coach Niklai Sharliev opened 25 years ago. His friends, students and followers proposed to name a square in Simferopol after Nikolai Sharliev and install a monument there. The project is public: all expenses are borne by those who cherish the memory of Nikolai Sharliev, who for many years honorably represented Crimea at international sports grounds.

Crimean public activists proposed to name the square after Nikolai Sharliev

Crimean public activists proposed to name the square after Nikolai SharlievREFERENCE: Nikolai Danilovich Sharliev is a legendary Crimean athlete, multiple world champion, record holder in powerlifting and armlifting, vice-champion of Russia in armwrestling among the masters of 2020, master of sports of international class in powerlifting, master of sports of the USSR in weightlifting, head of the sports club «Sharliev Power Gym. Nikolai Danilovich devoted his whole life to sports and was engaged in it until his last days. Already being a successful coach, he did not stop performing as an athlete. He continued to win medals at prestigious international tournaments in the masters category. In March 2020, Nikolai Sharliev won two silver medals at the Russian Armwrestling Championship among veterans over 60 years old. Thanks to this performance, the athlete won a ticket to the World and European Championships. But he did not manage to perform at these tournaments. The legendary athlete passed away at the age of 71 in October 2020.

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