Retired from the Novgorod region in 86 years, received a “gold” GTO

A pensioner from the village of Volot in Novgorod region at the age of 86 years, received the gold badge of distinction “Ready for labor and defense” (TRP). About it reports regional Department of physical culture and sports.

Alexander Evstratova was the elderly owner of a gold GTO in the Novgorod region. In February of this year, it has met and exceeded the standards for push-UPS, cross-country skiing, Nordic walking and other sports. Thus in 1948, when Evstratova was 17, she managed to get only bronze badge of the TRP.

Female 54 years old worked in the school of Volot, a history teacher and headmaster. He has the medal “For valiant labor in the great Patriotic war of 1941-1945”, commemorative medals, is a veteran of labor.

According to the Department, in 2017 to the movement of TRP joined more than 40 thousand inhabitants of the Novgorod region. From January to June, they were awarded nearly five thousand icons, of which 796 were gold.

Earlier it became known that in 2016, about 21.5 thousand residents of the Moscow region passed the standards TRP.

In October 2015, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin signed the law on revival of a sports complex TRP. The program contains 11 levels of difficulty for citizens of all ages — both for students and for people over 70 years.