The authorities of Magnitogorsk (Chelyabinsk oblast) has apologized for handing out to students-winners of the hockey tournament of notebooks with the image of beer mugs on the cover and jokes for adults. It is alleged that they got in prize money from the sponsors of the competition, according to “Rossiyskaya Gazeta”.
“Yesterday, together with representatives of the city Department for physical culture, sport and tourism, we watched the notebook and decided to fix”, — said the representative of the municipality Kuralay anacova. It is noted that organizers and sponsors of the tournament have already apologized to the parents. It is planned to re-awarding of the winners of the tournament and to give the students other prizes.
27 Feb parents of 10-12 year old winners of the local ice hockey tournament in the boots found the awards received by their children. “It is not clear why young athletes Notepad with beer advertising on the cover, but what I found curious parents inside the notebook, in General, plunged them into shock,” wrote one of the residents in the group “Vkontakte” “Another Magnitogorsk”. He brought one of the jokes from the pages of the souvenir: “Why is a woman better than a man? If we want men to sex, few people can refuse.”
According to the newspaper Znak.com the parents plan to appeal to the Prosecutor’s office.