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Today at the National Center for Defense Management of the Russian Federation, the celebration of the women’s handball club CSKA took place.

General of the Army Nikolai Pankov opened the ceremony with a welcoming speech.

“Today we are honoring the wonderful representatives of the women’s handball club CSKA – the elite of Russian women’s handball. Seven representatives of the CSKA women’s handball club played at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. All the days of the Olympics, we were together with you, watching TV, saw how real handball battles unfolded. We were happy, ill, upset, worried and delighted with your game, dedication, professionalism, skill – all that is lacking in some of the game kinds of our Russian sports.

You seemed to have all the dedication that only army men have, and helped the Russian team to show a worthy result in Japan – to win the silver medals of the Olympics. Your sporting achievements made it possible to become a part of the glorious history of the great CSKA club ”.

Nikolai Aleksandrovich also noted that the CSKA women’s handball club was founded recently. “But in two years of its existence, an incredible story has been created that delights. Continue to set the most serious ambitious tasks and solve them, ”Nikolai Pankov said in conclusion.

All those present at the event saw a dynamic video about the success of the women’s team this season.

“The army today is a stronghold of our state, a system of values ​​that is educated and formed through the Ministry of Defense. The army is a real school that every young man must go through. It is doubly pleasant when girls join the military ranks, – said the President of the Russian Handball Federation Sergei Shishkarev in his speech. – Everything that was conceived worked out. Everything that has been done with the incredible and invaluable support of the Ministry of Defense ”.

The president of the FGR also noted, “Women’s CSKA showed a phenomenal result. after two years of existence, it was in the final that they were able to pull themselves together, clench their will into a fist, in the first match to make a good gap in the difference between swords and in the return game they did not leave any chances to their rivals. We are proud of you girls. Let’s move on to new goals and successes. “

Within the framework of the event, the awarding of departmental awards took place. By orders of the Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation, the medal “For Strengthening the Combat Commonwealth” was awarded to the players of the women’s handball club CSKA Polina Vedekhina, Polina Gorshkova, Daria Dmitrieva, Ekaterina Ilyina, Elena Mikhailichenko, Anna Sedoykina, Antonina Skorobogatchenko, as well as the team’s coach Olga Akopyan.

The diploma of the State Secretary – Deputy Minister of Defense of the Russian Federation was awarded to the club players Anastasia Illarionova, Polina Kaplina, Yulia Markova, Elena Rabazulkina, Sarah Ristlysk, Marina Sudakova, Katherine Khaindal, Natalia Chinirinova, Lyudmila Bodnieva, Lyubov Korotfneva team, and also …

Women’s handball club CSKA was founded on February 8, 2019. “Both leading Russian players and strong foreign handball players were invited to the team.

On June 26, 2019, the presentation of the new CSKA women’s handball team took place at TASS.

In the debut 2019/20 season, the team won bronze medals in the Russian championship, reached the Final 4 of the National Cup and received the right to play in the most prestigious European club tournament – the Champions League, having made it there thanks to receiving a Wild Card.

In the 2020/21 season, CSKA managed to break the hegemony of Rostov-Don and won gold medals in the national championship. For the first time in history, a debutant team was able to get into the Final 4 of the EHF Champions League. In addition, in the same year CSKA-2 won the youth championship of the country for the first time in the history of the club.

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