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Russian Ministry Of Industry Supported The "KIBATLETIKA" Competition On A Permanent Basis

 June 15, 2017 in the framework of the VI International Exhibition of Rehabilitation Equipment and I Russian Forum in orthopedics and rehabilitation equipment for the first time in Russia held a competition "Kibatletika". The event was announced "Kibatletika" All-Russian Federation and the regular holding of such competitions.

"Kibatletika" - a match in skill among users of means of rehabilitation. Participants using prosthetic arms, legs and seat with electric overcome a number of obstacles on time and performance accuracy. In the future we plan to register a new sport - "kibatletika".

Speaking at the ceremony, Director of Industry Department of Industry and Trade of socially important goods Russia Dmitry Kolobov said that with the help of "Kibatletika" project can be tested and developed advanced technical means of rehabilitation, both Russian and foreign production.

Director of the National Association of market participants of assistive technologies Ivan Biryukovsaid that the development of initiatives such as "Kibatletika" will give a new impetus to start-ups and university teams that lead the development of technical means of rehabilitation and other assistive technologies to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities.

The main competition judge Andrew Kosove focused on the fact that "Kibatletika" is a way of socialization of people with disabilities and their return to active life. A project leader and Chairman of the Board of the Union "Kibatletika" Andrew Davidyuk reported by Russian kibatletike championship, which will be held November 9-11 in Moscow. For all the news you can watch online cybathletics.ru .

 

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