10 Apr 2019 14:21

Over 54 mln Russians engage in sports activities - Kolobkov

MOSCOW. April 10 (Interfax) - Almost 40% of Russian citizens engage in sports activities, Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov said.

"We have achieved the main indicators and we are ahead in several. A total of 54.2 million people, that's 39.8% of all citizens, engage in sports activities. Strategically, this indicator should be 40%, or 40.3% according to the federal project," Kolobkov said at a final board meeting in the Russian Sports Ministry held in Moscow on Wednesday.